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Appendix G: Acronyms
Pages 108-112

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... G Acronyms ABI Advanced Baseline Imager ACE Advanced Composition Explorer ACMAP Atmospheric Composition Modeling and Analysis Program ACS Advanced Camera for Surveys ADR adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator AGU American Geophysical Union AIA Atmospheric Imaging Array AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics AIM Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere AIRS Atmospheric Infrared Sounder AIS All-Sky Imaging Survey ALMA Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array AMSR-E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer AMSU Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit AO Announcement of Opportunity APL Applied Physics Laboratory ASEB Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer ATHENA Advanced Telescope for High-Energy Astrophysics AU astronomical unit AURA Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer CADRe Cost Analysis Data Requirement CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation CATE cost and technical evaluation CCD charged-coupled device CCOR compact coronagraph 108
From page 109...
... Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy DS1 Deep Space 1 ECOSTRESS Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station ECT Energetic Particle, Composition, and Thermal Plasma Suite EGRET Energetic Gamma Ray Experiment Telescope ENA Energetic Neutral Atom ENSO El Niño Southern Oscillation EoC explanation of change EOS Earth Observing System EOSDIS Earth Observing System Data Information System ESA European Space Agency ESSP Earth System Science Pathfinder ESTO Earth Science Technology Office ESTP Earth Science Technology Program EV Earth Venture FGS Fine Guidance Sensor FIELDS Field Measurement Experiment FOC Faint Object Camera FOS Faint Object Spectrograph FTE full-time equivalent FUV far ultraviolet FY fiscal year GALEX Galaxy Evolution Explorer GAO U.S.
From page 110...
... 110 POWERING SCIENCE -- NASA'S LARGE STRATEGIC SCIENCE MISSIONS GHRS Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment GRACE-FO GRACE Follow-On GRAIL Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory GRB gamma-ray bursts GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center GSICS Global Space-based Inter-Calibration System HALOE Halogen Occultation Experiment HIRDLS High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder HSD Heliophysics Science Division HSP High Speed Photometer HST Hubble Space Telescope IBEX Interstellar Boundary Explorer ICESat Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite ICRP Independent Comprehensive Review Panel IPS ion propulsion system IR infrared IRIS Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph ISIS Integrated Science Investigation of the Sun JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory JWST James Webb Space Telescope K Kelvin KASI Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute KBO Kuiper Belt object KDP Key Decision Point KeV kiloelectron volt km kilometer LAT Large-Area Telescope LIGO Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory LRO Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter MAVEN Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution MAX-C Mars Astrobiology Explorer-Cacher MER Mars Exploration Rover MESSENGER Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging MeV megaelectron volts MIDEX medium Explorer MinXSS Miniature X-Ray Solar Spectrometer MIS Medium Imaging Survey MISR Multi-Angle Imaging Spectroradiometer MLS Microwave Limb Sounder MMS Magnetospheric Multiscale MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer MOPITT Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere
From page 111...
... APPENDIX G 111 MRO Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter MSL Mars Science Laboratory NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NEOCam Near-Earth Object Camera NEOWISE Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer NEOWISE-R Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer-Reactivation NICMOS Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPR NASA Procedural Requirement NRO National Reconnaissance Office NSF National Science Foundation NuSTAR Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array NUV near ultraviolet OCO Orbiting Carbon Observatory OLI Operational Land Imager OMB Office of Management and Budget OMI Ozone Measuring Instrument OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PACE Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, and Ocean Ecosystem PDR Preliminary Design Review PI principal investigator PIMS Plasma Instrument for Magnetic Sounding PLASTIC Plasma and Supra-Thermal Ion Composition PMC Polar Mesospheric Cloud pc parsec PSDS3 Planetary Science Deep Space SmallSat Studies R&A research and analysis RBI Radiation Budget Instrument RBSP Radiation Belt Storm Probe RBSPICE Radiation Belt Storm Probes Ion Composition Experiment ROSES Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences SDO Solar Dynamics Observatory SDSM solar diffuser stability monitor SECCHI Sun-Earth Connection Coronal and Heliospheric Investigation SEP solar electric propulsion SES Space Environment Simulator SLAC Stanford Linear Accelerator Center SM servicing mission SMAP Soil Moisture Active Passive SMD Science Mission Directorate SMEX small Explorer SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SOFIE Solar Occultation for Ice Experiment SoloHI Solar Orbiter Heliospheric Imager SORCE Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment
From page 112...
... 112 POWERING SCIENCE -- NASA'S LARGE STRATEGIC SCIENCE MISSIONS SR Senior Review SRCA spectroradiometric calibration assembly SSB Space Studies Board STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEREO Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory STIS Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph STScI Space Telescope Science Institute SWAVES Stereo Waves Experiment SWEA Solar Wind Electron Analyzer SWEAP Solar Wind Electrons Alphas and Protons SWIR shortwave infrared SwRI Southwest Research Institute SXS Soft X-ray Spectrometer TDRSS Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System TES Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer TIR thermal infrared TIRS Thermal Infrared Sensor TQ transition quarter TRL technology readiness level TROPICS Time-resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a Constellation of SmallSats TWINS Two Wide-angle Imaging Neutral-atom Spectrometers UARS Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite UCAR University Corporation for Atmospheric Research UFE unallocated future expense ULF ultra-low frequency UNH University of New Hampshire USGS U.S. Geological Survey UV ultraviolet UVOIR ultraviolet/optical/infrared VIIRS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite VLISM Very Local Interstellar Medium VNIR visible and near infrared WAVES Waves Experiment WFC Wide-field Camera WFIRST Wide-field Infrared Survey Telescope WFPC Wide-field Planetary Camera WIND Wind Experiment WIRE Wide-field Infrared Explorer WISE Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer WISPR Wide-field Imager for Parker Solar Probe WTE whole-time equivalent

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