Popular Exploration acronyms and abbreviations list

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List of acronyms

Animal population ratio living in cool climate region
Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar
Advanced Scatterometer
Anno Domini
Air Lock
Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee
Antarctic Bottom Water
Association Aeronautique et Astronautique de France
Aeroassist Flight Experiment
Antarctic Intermediate Water
Airborne Antarctic Ozone Experiment
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Russian Federation
atomic absorption spectrometry spectrometer
Airborne Arctic Stratospheric Expedition
Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils
Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer
Association of African Women for Research and Development
Advisory Board on Energy India
As Built Hardware Reporting System
Atmospheric Boundary Layer
Atmospheric Boundary Layer Experiment
Comptroller Office
Advanced Computer Applications project
Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions
Aircraft Communication and Recording System
ARINC Communications and Reporting System
Advisory Committee on the Application of Science and Technology to Development UN
Airborne Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species
Administrative Coordination Committee ECOSOC
Air Combat Command formerly TAC
Antarctic Circumpolar Current
Advanced Collaborative Connections for Earth System Science
Advisory Committee on Climate Applications and Data WMO
ACC Levels by Altimetrics and Island Measurements
Atmospheric General Circulation Model
Atlantic Climate Change Programme
Aeronautical Charting Division NOS
Advanced Composition Explorer
Advisory Committee on the Environment ICSU
Aerosol Characterization Experiment IGAC
Aerosol Characterization Experiment
Atmospheric Chemistry Education in Global Change IGAC
Southern Hemisphere Marine Aerosol Characterization Experiment IGAC
North Atlantic Regional Aerosol Characterization Experiment IGAC
Acoustic Containerless Experiment System
Annual methane CH4 emission from enteric fermentation
Acidification Chemistry Information Data Base BNL
Assembly Configuration and Integration Panel
Alternate Concentration Level
Advanced Climate Model
Atmospheric Chemistry Program DOE
Active Cavity Radiometer
Acceptance, Checkout, Retest, and Backout Criteria
Assured Crew Return Capability - Now Acrv
Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor
Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Satellite
Assured Crew Return Vehicle
Advanced Camera for Surveys
Arctic Climate System Study WCRP
Advanced Component Technologies
Atmospheric chemical transport model
African Centre for Technology Studies
Aperture Door
Affiliated Distributed Active Archive Center
Advanced Radar Altimeter
Astrophysics Data Analysis Program
Asian Developing Bank
Affiliated Data Center
Astrophysics Data Curation and Archival Research
Advanced Data Collection and Location System
Accoustic Doppler Current Profiler
Acid Deposition Data Network EPA
Advanced Earth Observation Satellite Japan
Advanced Earth Observing System
Advanced Earth Observing Mission
Agri-residue dry matter content
Acceptance Data Package
Acceptance Data Package System
Astrophysics Data System
Advanced Directional Solidification Furnace
Atmosphere Explorer
United States Atomic Energy Commission
Arctic Environment Data Directory
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Instrument
Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer
Autonomous energy-efficiency index improvements
Average Emission Factor
American Exploration & Mining Association
Atmospheric Emissions Photo Imaging
Atmospheric and Environmental Research
atmospheric and environmental research DOE
Atmosphere/Ocean Chemistry Experiment
Advanced Exploration Systems
Advanced Exploration System
Application Engineering Services
Atmospheric Environment Service Canada
Atmospheric Exchange System
Airborne Electrical Support Equipment
Actual Evapotranspiration
Agri-residue used for animal feed
Atmospheric Fluidized Bed Combustor
Ash Free Dry Mass
American Flight Echocardiograph
Alternative Fluorocarbons Environmental Acceptability Study
Air Force Global Weather Central United States
Air Force Program
Aft Frame Tilt Actuator
Autogenic Feedback Training Experiment
Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment
Arctic Gas and Aerosol Sampling Programme
Above ground biomass density
Atmospheric General Circulation Model
Association for Geoscientists for International Development
Automated Ground Operations Scheduling System
Agriculture USDA
Agriculture and Water Project JECOR
Absolute Global Warming Potential
Air Heater
All India Coordinated Programme for Rice Improvement
Agency for International Development United States
Arctic Ice Dynamics Joint Experiment
Activities Implemented Jointly
Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere
Approximate Inertial Manifold
Asian-Pacific Integrated Model
American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers
Algorithm Intercomparison Programme
Algorithm Intercomparison Project-1
Algorithm Intercomparison Project-2
Algorithm Intercomparison Project-3
Aircraft Weather Report
Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface
Advanced Infrared Sounder
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder
Airborne Imaging Spectrometer
Arctic Ice Thickness Project WCRP
Agency Information Technology Services
1983 Oceanographic cruise along 0° Meridian into Weddell Sea
Aeronomy Laboratory Boulder
alumina aluminum oxide
Autonomous Lagrangian Circulation Explorer
Atmospheric Laser Doppler Instrument
Atmospheric Lyman Alpha Experiment
As Low As Reasonably Achievable
Aluminum Biogeochemistry in Soils EPRI
Augmented Landing Site
Atmospheric Lifetime Experiment
Acute Launch Emergency Reliability Tip
Array of Low-Energy X-ray Imaging Sensors
Grimco A-700 processor used for data analysis
AER Local Forecast and Assimilation Model
Autonomous Landing and Hazard Avoidance Technology
Advanced Land Imager
Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption Spectrometer
A Long-term Oligotrophic Habitat Assessment
Alpine Experiment
Automated Line Replaceable Unit Tracking System
Adirondack Lake Survey ALSC
Adirondack Lake Survey Corporation
Advanced Launch System
Aluminum in Streams Study EPRI
Active Long Term Archive
Automated Mapping/Facilities Management Society
African Mountains Association
Activity Median Aerodynamic Diameter
Amazon Biogeochemistry and Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment
Atomic Minerals Directorate
Atomic Mineral Division
Developing America
Atlantic Meteorology Experiment
Astronaut Memorial Foundation
Active Microwave Instrumentation
Automated Methane Instrument Evaluation
America's Inter-hemispheric Geobiosphere Organization
Atmospheric Model Intercomparison Project
Advanced Multi-Mission Operations System
Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Program
Advanced Multichannel Microwave Sensor
Agency Management and Operations
American Quaternary Association
Advanced Medium Resolution Imaging Radiometer
Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
Applied Mathematical Sciences DOE
Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer
Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for the Earth Observing System
Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
Advance Microwave Sounding Unit
Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A
Advanced Moisture and Temperature Sounder
Australian National Antarctic Research Establishment
Asian Network of Biological Sciences
Acid-neutralizing Capacity
Annual Natural Forest Cleared
Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos
Countries committed to a quantified CO2 target OECD
Antarctica START
Antarctic research France JGOFS
Australian National University Canberra
Announcement of Opportunity
Assembly Order
Abort Once Around
Aerosol Optical Depth
Acridine Orange Direct Count
Atmosphere-Ocean General Circulation Model
Atmospheric and Oceanographic Information Processing System
Airborne Oceanographic Lidar
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory Miami
Acquisition of Signal
Arctic Ocean Sciences Board
Association of Small Island States
Arctic Ocean Variability Project
Annual Production
Alkaline Phosphatase Activity
Advanced Particles and Fields Observer
Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation
East Asian-North Pacific Regional Experiment IGAC
Adaptive Payload Carrier
Apparent consumption
Air Pollution Control Association Pittsburgh
Automated Project Control System
Arctic Precipitation Data Archive ACSYS
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Organization
Annual Performance Goal
Applications Process Identification
Agency Program Management Council
Acid Precipitation Mitigation Program NAPAP
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research START
Academy of Program and Engineering Leadership
Academy of Project and Engineering Leadership
Astrophysics Research and Analysis
Astrophysics Research and Enabling Technology program
Acquisition Processor Subsystem
Aerial Photo Summary Records System
Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality
American Quaternary Association
Apogee Raise
Atmospheric Radiation Analysis
Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability program
Aggregation of Red Cells
Ames Research Center
Antarctic Research Center
Aerospace Research and Career Development
Atmospheric Radiation and Cloud Station
Arctic System Science program
Arctic Runoff Database ACSYS
Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science
Argos Data Collection and Position Location System CNES and NOAA
Aeronautical Radio
Aeronautical Research
Air Resources Laboratory
Australian Radiation Laboratory Melbourne
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement DOE program
Autoregressive Moving-Average
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Satellite
Analysis of Rapid and Recent Climate Change project
Agricultural Research Service USDA
Archive and Retrieval Subsystem
ASEAN Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre
Arctica START
Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon's Interaction with the Sun
Advanced Relay and Technology Mission Satellite ESA
Ariane Technology Experiment Platform European
Automated Resource Tracking System
Anti-Spoofing on GPS Transmissions
Area of Savanna
Antarctic Support Association
Atmosphere Spectroscopy Applications
Automated Shipboard Aerological Programme
Advanced Solid State Array Sensor
Active Scattering Aerosol Spectrometer Probe
Area of Savanna Burned annually
Association of Southeastern Biologists
Advanced Scatterometer
advanced scatterometer
American Society of Chemical Engineers
Agenda of Science for Environment and Development into the 21st Century
Active Sensing of Carbon dioxide Emissions over Nights, Days and Seasons
Atmospheric Studies in Complex Terrain program
Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service
Aircraft-to-Satellite Data Relay
Air Sea Experiment
Association of Southeast Asian Marine Scientists
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Academies
Alaska SAR Facility
Atmospheric Stablization Framework
Airborne Southern Hemisphere Ozone Experiment
Agenzia Spaziale Italiana Italian Space Agency
Assisted Search for Knowledge
Above Sea Level
Atmospheric Surface Layer
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
Applied Simulation and Modelling IASTED
Aeronautics Strategy and Management Program
Automated Surface Observing System
Airspace Systems Program
Attitude Sensor Package
Analyzer of Space Plasma and Energetic Atoms-3
American Society of Plant Physiologists
aerosol solar radiation
Automated Support Requirements System
Advanced Solid State Array Sensor
Astro Star Tracker
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission Reflection Radiometer
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
Atmosphere-Surface Turbulent Exchange Research formerly ITIR
Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment
American Society for Testing and Materials Philadelphia
Air Separation Unit
Absolute Time Command
Air Traffic Management Technology Demonstration
Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division
Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Laboratory now ATDD
Automated Test Equipment
Alcatel Espace Systems
atmospheric transmission factor
Alliant Techsystems Inc.
Airborne Turnable Laser Absorption Spectrometer
Atmospheric Laboratory for Applications and Science
Atmospheric Lidar
Assembly, Test, Launch Operations
Atmospheric Transport Model
Atmospheric Trace Molecules Observed by Spectroscopy
Atmospheric Trace Molecule Spectroscopy
Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder
Abort To Orbit
Advanced TOVS
Accelerated Training Program
Acceptace Test Procedure
Adenosine Triphosphate
Aeronautics Test Program
Astrophysics Theory Program
ARM Tropical Pacific Experiment
Advanced Technology Satellite
Along-Track Scanning Radiometer
Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment
Automated Transfer Vehicle
Astronomical Units
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy
Auroral Imaging Observatory
acoustic velocity geophysical logging
Advanced Vidicon Camera System
acoustic variable density geophysical logging
Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
Airborne Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
French group for Analysis
Advanced Visible and Near-Infrared Radiometer
Aviation Safety Program
aviation gas turbine fuel
Assembly Work Authorization Document
Adirondack Watershed Data Base
Animal population ratio living in temperate climate region
Budgetary and Planning
Black and White
Black and White
B-1 Division
business as usual scenario
Bank Angle
Barometric Altimeter
Buffer Amplifier
Bench Check
Booster Orbiter
Brake Skid Control
Bits per Sample
Bleed Valve
Breathing Air
Booster Assembly Contractor
Buffer Access Card
Body Axis Coordinate System
Biospheric Aspects of the Hydrological Cycle
Baltic Sea Experiment
Budget Allocation Notice
Boulder Atmospheric Observatory
chemically reactive diolepoxides
Background Air Pollution Monitoring Network WMO
Pressure in Atmosphere
Ballast Aerating Retrieval Boom
Beaufort and Arctic Storms Experiment Canada
Reactor and Nuclear Research Facilities
Ball Aerospace and Technology Corporation
Biosphere-Atmosphere Trace Gas Exchange in the tropics IGAC
Bermuda Atlantic Time Series
Biosphere-Atmosphere Transfer Scheme NCAR
Biomass Burned
Before Business Clearance
broadband hemispherical in flux radiometer
broadband hemispherical solar radiometer
barrels of oil
Benthic Boundary Layer
benthic boundary zone
Balloon-Borne Sounding System
Black Carbon
British Coal Corporation U.K.
Break Control Command Transducers
Binary Coded Hexadecimal
Backup Control Electronics
Bioconcentration Factor
Backup Flight Control System
Base Condemnation Percent
Benchmark Control Point
Bar Chart Report
Basic Consolidated Requirements Document
Binary Code Range Time
Bus Configuration Table
Bus Control Unit
Budget Costs for Work Scheduled
Backup Drive Amplifier
Bermuda Island
Blast Danger Area
Bi-Directional Converter
Bit Error Rate
Baseline Data Collection Facility
Baseline Document Change Request
Baseline Definition Document
Body Flap
Booster Engine Cutoff
Bioelectromagnetics Society
Beyond Earth Orbit
Bilan Energetique du Systeme Tropical
Grimco A-700 processor used for data collection
Biomass quantity burned in fields
Biogeochemical Cycle
British Gas Lurgi gasifier
designation of an ice core drilled in 1977 at Law Dome
Behavioral Health and Performance
Bureau of Indian Affairs DOI
Biomass Burning Experiment IGAC
Business in the Environment
biomass integrated gasifier steam-injected gas turbine
Bureau International de l'Heure
global biome model
Biospheric Model Validation Study
Regional Center for Tropical Biology
Bureau International de Poids et Mesures
Belgian Space Agency
Bureau of Land Management DOI
Booster-Lift-Off Weight
Basic Linked System scenario
Bottom Left Side
Bleed Valve
Basal Metabolism
Body Mounted
Body-Mounted Accelerometer
Body-Mounted Attitude Gyro
Biological Monitoring and Abatement Program
Buffer Map
Back-log Maintenance and Repair
Base Maintenance Building
Baltic Marine Cooperation
Bench Maintenance Equipment
Bundes Ministerium fur Forschung und Technologie Germany
Meteorological and Geophysics Agency
Body Mass Measuring Device
Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre Australia
Background Measurement Satellite
Biofuels and Municipal Waste Technology Division DOE
Ballistic Number
Block Numbering Area
Basic Hydrological Network Assessment Project
Brookhaven National Laboratory
British National Space Centre
Breakout Box
CH4 producing potential
Best On Best
Bureau of the Budget
Bureau of Census DOC
Beneficial Occupancy Date
British Oceanographic Data Centre Bidston
Break of Entry
Break of Integrity
Basic Oxygen Furnace
Biogeochemical Ocean Flux Study U.K.
Beginning of Month
Benthic Organic Matter
Bureau of Meteorology DASET
Baseline Operations Plan
Bureau of Reclamation DOI
Boreal Ecosystems Atmosphere Study
BOREAS Information System
Backup Operating System
Bright Object Sensor
Barber Pole
Before Present
Baseline Program Documentation
billion passenger kilo metre
Blood Pressure Measuring System
Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology Indonesia
Baseline Performance Review
Bypass Ratio
Body Point
Bipropellant Valve
Bit Rate
Business Risk and Value of Operation In Space
Basic Reference Coordinate System
Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function
Biological Research in Canisters
Biological Research Module
Bromine Monoxide
Breath Rate per Minute
Banana River Repeater Station
Bottom Right Side
Barrow Observatory Barrow
Block Specification
Natural forest biomass burned onsite
Brake Skid Controller
Booster Stage Discharge Pressure
Booster Systems Engineer
Basic Shipping Instructions
Birban Sahani Institute of Paleobotany
Booster Separation Motors
Booster Separation Motor
Basic System Release
Bite Status Register
Booster Solid Rocket Motor
Baseline Surface Radiation Network
Backup System Services
Burn Time
Boilerplate Test Article
Bus Tie Contractor
breakthrough curves column-elution tests
Body Temperature Measuring System
Boom Time Remaining
Burn Time Remaining
Binary Universal Form for the Representation of data
Backup Optical Unit
Backup Rate
Bureau of Reclamation now WPR
Backscatter Ultraviolet Radiometer
Barotropic Vorticity Equation
Bulk Water
Blended Wing Body
Command & Tracking
Animal population ratio living in warm climate region
Centre for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation
coefficient of variation math
Coarse/Acquisition GPS signal structure
Caution and Warning
Consolidated Corporated Network Operations Center
Ch3 Albedo Test AVHRR
Command, Control, and Communication Segment
Cone Angle
Contingency Abort
Corrective Action
Central Arid Asia START
Clean Air Act 1970
Composition and Acidity of Southeast Asian Precipitation
Climate Analysis Centre now CPC WMO
Committee on Atmospheric Chemistry
Center Aisle Connector Bracket
Communications and Configuration Console
Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution IAMAS
Cargo Container
computer-aided design/ drafting/drawing
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
Cost Analysis Data Requirement
Command and Data Simulator
Communications and Data Systems Integration
Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology WMO
Clean Air Facility
Commission for Agricultural Meteorology WMO
California Cooperative Fisheries Investigation
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations
Crassulacean Acid Metabolism
Control and Monitoring System
Certification Analysis Network
Cold Air Outbreak
CCMS Application Programs
Central Arizona Project USBR
Crew Activity Plan
Capsule Communicator
Constant Altitude Plan Position Indicator
Captive Reset Ignitor
Common Attitude Pointing System
Crew Altitude Protection System
Captive Simulation
Caribbean START
Certification Approval Request
Configuration and Acceptance Review
California Association for Research in Astronomy
Carbon Dioxide Intercalibration Experiment IGAC
climatological aerological reference data set
Customer Acceptance Review Item Disposition
Customer Acceptance Readiness Review
Climate Applications Referral System
Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering
Cloud and Radiation Testbed ARM
Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment
Chemical Abstract Series
Command Augmentation System
Commission for Atmospheric Sciences WMO
Cross-Agency Support
Inter-Union Commission on the Application of Science to Agriculture
Center for the Advancement of Science in Space
Cancellation Addendum Sales Order
CDS Application Support Programs
CITE Augmentation Support System
Centre for African Settlement Studies and Development
Chinese Academy of Science and Technology
Computerized Axial Tomography
Command Acquisition Unit
Command Activation Unit
Customer Acquisition Unit
Constant Bandwidth
C-Band Transponder Antenna
Common Bile Duct Exploration
Common and Bulk Items List
Congressional Budget Office United States
Connector Bracket Power
Commission for Basic Systems WMO
Connector Bracket Signal
Cargo Bay Storage Assembly
Cabin Bleed Valve
Constant Bandwidth
C-Band Transponder
Centennial Challenges Program
Channel Controller
Chief Counsel
Communications Control
Crew Certified
Crews Certified
Crew Compartment
Communications Carrier Assembly
Contract change authorization
Coolant Control Assembly
Chikuko Cha Amayi M'Malawi Women's NGO
Consultative Committee on Administrative Questions
Command, Communication, and Telemetry System
Configuration Change Board
Configuration Control Board Directive
Communication Control Console
Communications Control Console
Controller Checkout Console
Complex Control Center
Contaminant Control Cartridge
CDIAC Computing System Network
Committee on Climate Changes and the Ocean SCOR and IOC
California Institute of Technology Concurrent Computation Project
charge-coupled device camera
Charge Coupled Device
Checkout Command Decoder
Constants Change Display
Carbon content of dead biomass
Carbon content of living biomass
Commercial Crew Development
Climate Change Detection Project
Contractor Critical Design Review
Converter Compressor Facility
Cape Canaveral Forecast Facility
Commission for Climatology WMO
International Radio Consultative Committee ITU
International Consultative Committee on Telegraphs and Telecommunications ITU
Central CO2 Laboratory
Closed Circuit Loop
Commonality Candidate List
Configuration Control Logic
Controlled Carrier Modulation
Community Climate Model NCAR
community climate model one
community climate model two NCAR
Community Climate Model version 2
Checkout, Control, and Monitor Subsystem
Command Control and Monitor System
Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Contract Change Notice
Contract Change Negotiation
Corrosive Contaminants, Oxygen, and Humidity
Committee for the Coordination of Joint Prospecting for Mineral Resources in Asian Offshore Areas
Center Console Panel
Charge Capacitance Probe
Commercial Change Proposal
Commercial Crew Program
Configuration Control Phase
Configuration Control Panel
Configuration Change Point
Contractor Change Request
Control Center Rack
Cape Canaveral Reference Atmosphere
Consolidated Communication Recording Facility
Central Control Station
Central Control Section
Command and Control Subsystem
Command and Communication System
Complex Control Set
Console Communication System
Contamination Control System
Cuts, Consolidations, and Savings
Consultative Committee for Standard Data Services
Computer Compatible Tape
Communications Carrier Umbilical
Crew Communications Unit
Crewman Communications Umbilical
Chamber Coolant Valve
Chamber Coolant Valve Actuator
Center Director
Chemistry Division
Command and Data Acquisition
Critical Design Audit
Climate Data Assimilation System
Confined Detonating Cord
Countdown Clock
Conceptual Design and Cost Review
Crustal Dynamics Data Information System
Countdown Demonstration Test
Cable Distribution Frame
Circuit Design Fabrication
Confined Detonating Fuse
Cool-Down Facility
Circuit Design, Fabrication, and Test Data Systems
Constant Delta Height
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
Carbon Dioxide Information Center now CDIAC
Command and Data Management Subsystem
Cryospheric Data Management System
CDR Discrepancy Notice
Cloud drop number concentration
CDR Discrepancy Notice Record
Customer Data and Operations System
Crustal Dynamics Project NASA
Command Data Processing and Instrumentation System
Critical Design and Qualification Review
Carbon Dioxide Research Division
Carbon Dioxide Research Program
Contract Documentation Requirements Records
Central Data Subsystems
Central Data System
Central Data Subsystem
Control Data System
Closeout Door System
Collision Detector System
Control Data Corporation
Communications Distribution and Switching Center
Command Descriptor Table
Compressed Data Tape
Countdown Time
Circumpolar Deep Water
Change Evaluation
Combusion Efficiency
Current Expendable
Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy
Cause-and-Effect Analysis
Central Electricity Authority India
Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique France
Control Electronics Assembly
Coordinated Eastern Arctic Experiment
Control Encoder Coupler
Compatibility Engineering Change Proposal
Construction and Environmental Compliance and Restoration
Coupled Energetics and Dynamics of the Atmospheric Regions
Cyclic Error Detection Code
Center for Experiment Design and Data Analysis NOAA
Center for Energy and Environmental Management
Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences
Configuration End Item
Contract End Item
Coastal Engineering Information Analysis Center
Crew Equipment Integration Test
Cumulus Ensemble Model
Council of Mutual Economic Aid Russian Federation
European Committee for Standardization EC
European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization EC
Committee on Environmental and Natural Resources
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
Career Exploration Program
Circular Error Probability
Comite Ecumenico de Proyectos
Comision Economica para America Latina Spain ECLA
Economic Commission for Latin America Spain ECLA
Central Equatorial Pacific Experiment
Conference Europeenne des Administration des Postes et Telecommunications
Council on Environmental Quality United States
carbon dioxide exchange rate
Comprehensive Environmental Response
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System EOS
Crop Environment Resource Synthesis
Centre d'Etudes et de Rechereches Geodynamiques et Astronomiques
Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory EPA
Chinese Ecological Research Network
European Laboratory for Particle Physics
European Organization for Nuclear Research
Cooperative Ecological Research Project
French group for processing ERTS-1 low bit rate data from ocean areas
Committee on Earth Sciences now CEES
Control Electronics System
Crew Escape System
Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements
Carbon Emissions Trajectory Assessment
Comprehensive Education and Training Administration
Crewed Exploration Vehicle
Carbon fraction
Carrier Frequency
Center Forward
Centrifugal Force
Concentration Factor
Carbon fraction of above ground biomass
Chlorinated Fluorocarbon
Combined Fates And Effects Model
Continuous Flow Electrophoresis System
Carbon fraction of fuel
Call for Improvements
Card Format Identifier
Customer Furnished Material
Crip Flow Management Facility
Code Federal Regulation
Central Fuel Research Institute India
Clearinghouse for Scientific and Technical Information
Common Facilities Test
Company Fiscal Year
Cabin Gas Analysis Unit
Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station
Committee on Global Change
Management and Coordination Advisory Committee
coupled atmosphere/ocean general circulation model
Canadian Global Change Program
Committee on Geophysical Environmental Data NAS
Center for Global Environmental Studies
Coordination of Geostationary Meteorological Satellites
Commission for the Geological Map of the World
Cape Grim Tasmania baseline station
Central Grounding Point
Cryogenic Gas Storage Subsystem
Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel CILSS
methylchloroform 1
methyl chloride
Methane-carbon ratio
Cabin Humidity Control Subsystem
Chemistry Camera
Cooper-Harper Rating
Chemical Hazard Response Information System
Crew Health and Safety
Cabin Heat Exchanger
Commission for Hydrology WMO
Certification Inspection
Color Interior Film
Configuration Inspection
Conservation International Washington
Continuous Interlock
Crew Interface
Climate Impact Assessment Program
Climatic Impact Assessment Program
Inter-American Committee for the Alliance for Progress
Change Impact Board
Change Implementation Board
Control and Information Center
Cargo Integration Control Center
Communication Interface Control Unit
Computer Interface Control Unit
Central Instrument Data Processor
Critical Intermediate Design Review
Chinese Institute of Electronics
Committee on International Environmental Activities
Center Innovation Fund Program
Central Instrumentation Facility
Cable Integrity Group
Commonwealth Industrial Gases U.K.
Coal India Limited
Comite Inter-Etats pour la Lutte Contre la Secheresse au Sahel
Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation WMO
Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
Change Identification Number
Coupled Ion Neutral Dynamics Investigation
Campaign for Integrated Observations of Solar Flares
Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research, and Technology
Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology
Cargo Integration Review
color-infrared film
Configuration Inspection Report
Canadian Institute for Research in Atmospheric Chemistry
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences University
Critical Items and Residual Hazards List
cirrus test
CDIAC Information System
Central Integration Site
Change Impact Summary
Communications Interface System
Component Identification Sheet
Contractor's Information Submittal
International Special Committee on Radio Interference
Centaur Integrated Support Structure
Critical Item Tag
Cargo Integration Test Equipment
Chemical Instrumentation Test and Evaluation
Conseil International des Unions Scientifiqes ICSU
Cargo Interface Verification Test
Congressional Justification
Cape Kennedy Air Force Station
cumulus kinetic energy
Cape Kennedy Reference Atmosphere
Closed Loop Control Logic
Coefficient Of Lift
Confidence Level
Cryogenic Limb Array Etalon Spectrometer
Cloud Lidar and Radar Exploratory Test
Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory
Cross-chain Loran Atmospheric Sounding System
Clouds from AVHRR
Change Letter Control
Closed Loop Dynamic Stability Test
Chinese Lunar Exploration Program
Climate Change project
Climate Inventory and Catalog
Climate Computing
Climate Applications Project WMO
Climate Long-Range Investigation Mapping and Prediction project
Combined Laser Instrumentation Package
Climate Variability and Predictability WCRP
Care Logic Module
Central Logistics Management Center
Chlorine nitrate
Chlorine Nitrate
Chlorine Monoxide
Chlorine Dioxide
Contract Laboratory Program EPA
Central Leather Research Institute India
Collected Localization Satellites France
Contingency Landing Sites
Contingency Landing Support Officer
Current Launch Schedule Review Board
Closed Loop Test
Cargo Management
Center Of Mass
Consumables Management
Crew Module
Communications Maintenance and Storage
cubic centimeter milliliter
Cement Manufacturers' Association United States
Configuration Management Accounting
Central Monitor and Control System
Contract Management Assistance Officer
Climate Modeling
Compatible Materials
Canadian Meteorological Centre
Ceramic Matrix Composites
Coordinator for Multi-lateral Development Program
Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory Boulder
Community Modelling Effort U.K.
Coronal Mass Ejection
Centre for Monitoring the Indian Economy
Commission for Marine Meteorology WMO
Condition Monitored Maintenance
Center Management Operations
Configuration Management Office
Complementary Metal Oxide Silicon
Climate Modelling Programme
computer modeling package
Computer Activity
Center Materials Representative
Contractor Material Review Board
Common Mode Rejection Ratio
Coal Mines Research Station
Carbon Monitoring System
Cambridge Monitoring System
Configuration Management System
Common Mode Voltage
Condensation Nuclei
Condensation Nucleus Counter
Centre Nationale D'Etudes Spatiale
Centre Nationale d'Etudes Spatiales
Centre National d'Etudes des Telecommunications France
Committee on Natural Resources
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Italy
Centre for Natural Resources Energy and Transport UN
Communications and Navigation Research Laboratory
National Scientific Research Center
Cargo Operations
Carbon monoxide carbon trace gas emission
Center Operations Area
Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set
Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment TOGA and WCRP
Course Optical Alignment Sight
Crewman Optical Alignment Sight
Coaxial Cable
Communications Office Building
Center Operations Directorate
Committee on Data for Science and Technology ICSU
Committee on Data Management
Corps of Engineer
United States Army Corps of Engineers
Construction of Facilities
Checkout and Fault Isolation
Cooperative Holocene Mapping Project
Checkout Language
Coast Orbital Insertion
Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies
Communication Department
Communications Security
Combined Orbital Maneuvering and Abort System
Compatibility of Materials
Computer Command Engineer
Computation of Rendezvous Targeting
Common Data Pool
Communication Research and Development Satellite
Committee for OWSE-North America
Argentina's National Committee of Space Activities
Communications, Navigation, and Networking reConfigurable Test Bed
Conference of the Parties to the FCCC
Contingency Operations Plan
continuously operating per fluorocarbon sniffer
Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space UN
Common Operational Research Equipment
Carbonyl sulfide
Carry-on Oxygen System
Console Operating System
Commission for Special Applications of Meteorology and Climatology
Committee on Scientific and Technical Information
Closeout System Installation
Committee on Space Research ICSU
Committee on Science and Technology ASEAN
Cost Accounting
Committee on Science and Technology in Developing Countries
Commercial Orbital Transportation Services
Cutoff Valve
Committee on Water
Committee on Water Research ICSU and UATI
Committee on Water Resources Research
Candle Power
Cargo Program Office
Cargo Projects Office
Chemically Pure
Circular Pitch
Cold Plate
Console Processor
Deployable Payloads Projects Office
Cargo Facilities and Gse Projects Office
Cargo Projects-Program Control Office
Spacelab Projects Office
Centrally Planned Asia
Contingency Planning Aid
Central Planning Center
Characteristics Properties Code
Climate Prediction Center formerly CAC
Computer Program Component
Crew Procedures Control Board
Computer Program Contract End Item
Computer Program Configuration Item
Computer Program Change Instruction
Computer Program Change Library
Computer Program Control Library
Computer Program Change Request
Crew Procedures Change Request
Crew Passive Dosimeter
Crew Procedures Division
Computer Program Detail Design Specification
Computer Program Design Specification
Computer Program Development Specification
Contractor's Preliminary Design Review
Crew Procedures Documentation System
Eastern Europe also called Centrally Planned Europe
Computer Program End Item
centrally-planned economies
Crew Procedures Evaluation Simulator
Cargo Processing Facility
Central Processing Facility
Change Planning Group
Cross Pointer Indicator
Crosspointer Indicator
Co-Manifested Payload
Computer Program Module
Crew Procedures Management Plan
climatological prediction by model statistics
Core Project Office IGBP
Cloud Photopolarimeter
Core Project Planning Committee IGBP
Critical Problem Report
cloud-profiling radar system
Certified Professional Secretary
Cryogenic Propulsion Stage
Common Payload Support Equipment
Cold Plate Support Structure
Critical Phase System Software
Cryogenic Propellant Storage and Transfer
Cargo Processing Technician
Computer Program Tapes
Computer Processing Units
Computer Printer Unit
Critical Qualification Design Review
Card Reader
Certification Requirement
Change Request
Configuration Review
Change Request Directive
Climate Research Committee
Contractor Recommended Code
Carbon released from dead biomass
Change Request Disposition
Computer Resources Development Plan
Centro Ricerche Energia
Coal Research Establishment of BCC U.K.
Chemical Research and Environmental Needs
Cryosphere Research on Qingzang Plateau
Coordinated Research and Environmental Surveillance Programme
Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology
Capability Reliance Framework
Cloud Radiative Forcing
Change Review Group
Correspondence Review Group
Center for Rotorcraft Innovation
Climate Research Institute
Computerized River Information System
Calibration Recall and Information System
Cross-track Infrared Sounder
Computer Resources Integrated Support Plan
Carbon released from living biomass
Certified Reference Material
Chemical Release Module
Computer Resources Management Data
Cable Routing Rotation
Contract Revision Number
Cathode Ray Oscillograph
Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
Climate Research Program
Configuration Requirements Processing
Centre de Recherches en Physique de l'Environment Terrestre et Planetaria
Cosmic Ray Physics Laboratory
Computer Run Report
Critical Requirements Review
Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory COE
cavity-ringdown spectrometer
Commercial Resupply Services
Ceramic Reusable Surface Insulation
Cathode-ray Tube
Climatic Research Unit UEA
Cryogenic Propellant Storage And Transfer
Cryospheric System
Carbon stored
Change Status
Checkout Station
Common Set
Computer Services Department
Consumables Status
Core Segment
Crew Station
Spacelab Operations Directorate
Chinese Society of Astronautics
Cyclic Strain Attenuator
Crinkled Single Aluminized Mylar
Computerized Status Accounting System
Combined Systems Acceptance Test
Centra Studi e Applicazioni in Tecnologie Avanzate Italy
Conical Shaped Charge
Contingency Support Center
Cosecant Computing Amplifier
Commercial Synchronous Communication Satellite
Crew Systems Division
Control System Development
Control Systems Development Division
Central Source Data File
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
Computer Software Data Tapes
Common Support Equipment
Computer Support Equipment
Communications Systems Engineer
Configuration Switching Equipment
Centre for the Study of Environmental Change University of Lancaster
Centra Studi e Laboratori Telecommunicazioni Italy
Center for the Study of Earth from Space University of Colorado
Central Supply Facility
Coelliptic Sequence Initiation
Control Servo Input
Crew Software Interface
Computer Systems Integration
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research South Africa
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research India
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Australia
Core Segment Interface Unit
Command Signal Limiter
Computer Status Lights
Crew Systems Laboratory
Civil Service Labor and Expenses
Climate System Monitoring
Command Service Module
Common Support Module
Computer Status Matrix
Climate System Modeling Program
Crew Systems Operating Procedures
Computer Support Program
Colorimetric Solid Phase Extraction
Collaborative Special Project and Programme
Centra de Sensores Remotes Italy
Certification Status Report
Check Signal Return
Crew Station Review
Computers and Software Review Panel
Computer Subsystem
Core Segment Simulator
Control System Simulation Equipment
Committee on Solar and Space Physics
CHAMMP Science Team
Combined Systems Test
Contract Supplemental Tooling
Crew Station Trainer
Crew Systems Trainer
Crew Software Training Aid
Crosscutting Space Technology Development
Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Research BASC
Cryogenic Storage and Transfer System
Colorado State University Fort Collins
Crawler Transporter
Controlled Thrust Assembly
Camera, Timing, and Control
Chief Technologist Council
Chief Test Conductor
Chemical Technology Division ORNL
Central Timing Equipment
Critical Transportation Item
Crawler Transporter Intercom System
Chemistry/Transport Models
Contract Technical Manager
Contract Technical Representative
Crystalline Transitional Material
Certification Test Network
Communications Timing Procedure
Cyclic Time Processor
Crew Training and Procedures Division
Component Test Requirements Specifications
Committee on the Teaching of Science
Communications and Tracking System
Computerized Training System
Computer Test Set
Crew Transportation System
Computer Test Sequences Document
Coordinate Transformation System
Cray time-sharing system
Checkout Techniques Test Bed
Central Timing Unit
University of Colorado
Commonality Usage Board
Computer Usage Control
Cumulative Data Statistics
Common Usage Equipment
Capacity Utilization Factor
Cross Utilization File
Common Usage Item List
Commonality Usage Proposal
Calorific Value
Deployable Payloads Operation
Expendable Vehicles Operations
Configuration Verification Accounting System
Complete Vehicle Erector
Control Valve Module
Change Verification Record
Configuration Verification Review
Conference and Visitors' Services
Concept Verification Testing
Command Word
Conventional Wisdom scenario
Caution and Warning Annunciator
Clean Water Act 1977
Clean Work Area
Controlled Work Area
Caution and Warning Electronics
Caution and Warning Electronic Assembly
Caution and Warning Electronics Unit
Caution and Warning System
Caution and Warning Status
Constant Wear Garment
Caution and Warning Limit Module
Continuous-Wave Radar
Chemical Waste Storage Facility
Caution And Warning Status Unit
Condensate Water Servicing Unit
Color Exterior Film
Calendar Year
Deuterium also abbreviated as 2D or 2H
Display and Control
Display and Controls Subsystem
Description and Operations
Drain and Purge
deuterium/hydrogen ratio
Data Link
Data/Voice Data
Deployed Assembly
Deployment Assembly
Distribution Assembly
Double Amplitude
Data Acquisition and Distribution
Data Active Archive Center
Distributed Active Archive Centers
Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Acquisition Bus
Data Acquisition and Control Buffer
Data Acquisition Camera
Data Assembly Centre WOCE
Digital to Analytical Conversion
Data Acquisition and Control Buffer Unit
Digital Acquisition and Control System
Disposable Absorption Collection Trunk
Data Acquisition and Decommutation Equipment
Data Archive and Distribution System
Dual Air Density Satellite
Data Acquisition Facility
Data Acquisition Plan
Defining Aerosol Lifetimes
Data Accession List
Data Aided Loop
Double Aluminized Mylar
Driver Amplifier Module
Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons
Digital Autopilot
Data Aided Receiver
Deviation Approval Request
Digital Autopilot Requirements
Division of Atmospheric Research
Drawing Analysis Record
Deutsche Agentur fur Raumfahrtangelegenheiten Germany
Data Rescue
United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Data Acquisition And Reduction System
Data Acquisition System
Digital Automated Radar Tracking System
Data-assimilation System
Data Analysis Station
Digital Address System
Documentation Accountability Sheet
Deutsche Aerospace Administration
Dual Aerosurface Servo Amplifier
Department of the Arts
Department of the Arts
Department of Science and Technology
Dynamics, Acoustics, and Thermal Environment
Digital Adapter Unit
Design Baseline
direct-beam irradiance
Direct Broadcast
Deep Basin Experiment
Data Base File Number
Dbg Data Bus Group
Diameter At Breast Height
Doppler Beam Swinging
Dairy Cattle
DCAA Defense Contract Audit Agency
DCA Defense Communication Agency
DCAR Design Corrective Action Report
DCAS Data Collection and Analysis System
Defense Contract Administration Services
Design Change Authorization
Digital Command Assembly
Display Coupler
Distribution Control Assembly
United States Department of Commerce
Danish Centre for Atmospheric Research
Digital Command and Control Unit
Digital Communications and Control Unit
Display Computer Control Unit
Digital Cartographic Data Standard
Digital Cartographic Data Standards Task Force
Document Change List
Direction Cosine Matrix
Development Configuration Management Board
Document Change Notice
Document Change Notice Proposal
Document Change Record
Document Change Review
Detailed Checkout
Detailed Checkout Procedures
Displays, Controls, and Operations Procedures
Data Collection System
Depot Condemnation Percent
DEU Control Program
Direct Coupled Plasma--optical Emission Spectroscopy
DEU Control Program End Item
Design Certification Review
Design Concern Report
Design Communication System
Digital Command System
Design Criteria Specification
Detail Checkout Specification
Display and Control Unit
Dual Checkout Station
Data and Cqntrol Signal Interface
Digital Control Signal Processor
dedicated carbon tax
Direct Current Volts
Data Depository
Data Display
Decoder Driver
Dedicated Displays
Directives Documentation
Mechanical and Facilities Engineering
Dedicated Display and Control Subsystem
Digital Data Acquisition System
Digital Data Cell
Design Definition Document
Display Decoder Drive
Digital Decoder Driver Unit
descriptive data file
Dedicated Display Indicator
Discrete Digital Input
Data Depository Index System
Direct Downlink
Data Display Monitoring
Dod Manager for Space Shuttle Support
Discrete Digital Output
Design Development Plan
Digital Data Processing
Digital Data Processor
Digital Data Processing Center
Digital Data Processing Complex
Dedicated Display Processing Function
Digital Data Processing System
Data Discrepancy Report
Design Development Record
Detail Design Review
Direct/Delayed Response Project
Documentation Distribution System
dichlorodiphenyl-trichloroethane insecticide
Design, Development, Test, and Engineering
Dynamic Docking Test Facility
Dynamic Docking Test System
Decommutator Distribution Unit
Display Driver Unit
Doppler Extractor
Dynamics Explorer
rate of evaporation moisture loss from soil
designation for an ice core drilled in 1977 at Law Dome
Deployed Electronics Assembly
Deposition of Biogeochemically Important Trace Species IGAC
Digital Equipment Corporation Network
Decommutate, Decommutator
Civil Engineering Office at Vandenberg
Data Exchange Control Unit
Dedicate, Dedicated
Data Entry and Display Assembly
Digital Events Evaluator
Design Engineering Identification
Design Engineering Inspection Simulation
Design Evaluation Inspection Simulator
Deorbit, Entry, and Landing
Department of Energy
Drawing Error Report
Data Exchange System
Descend, Descent
Deformation, Ecosystem Structure, and Dynamics of Ice
Design Performance Optimization
Display Electronic Unit
Direction Finder
Disassembly Facility
Display Functions
Direction Finding Equipment
Differential Pressure
Directional Finding System
Dynamic Global Vegetation Model
Dynamic Global Vegetation Model GAIM
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Luft-und Raumfahrt Germany
chromosome-doubled haploid
Design Hazards Analysis
Daily Historical Climate Network
Data-handling equipment
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Human Services
Discrete Horizon Sensor
Data Integrator
Development Integration
Display Interface
Denmark's Academy for Engineering
Differential Absorption Lidar
Dissolved Inorganic Carbon
Dynamic Integrated Climate Economy
digital data acquisition system
Discrete Increment Filter
Discrate Input High
Discrete Input High
Deliverable Items List
Discrete Input Low
Designated Inspection Point
Display Interface Processing (Processor)
Display Initial Program Load
Document Information Record
Data and Information Systems EOS and IGBP
Documentation Index System
DIS Standing Committee
Distinguished Instructor Short Course
discrete ordinate model
Display Integrated Software System and Plotting Language
Digital Interface Unit
Dit Data Ld Table
Diu Dynamic Integrated Test
Div Division
Data Information Unit
Department of Industrial Works
Deep Impact eXtended Investigation
Deutscher Kalibrierdienst
Electronics Engineering
Destructive Lot Acceptance Testing
Digital Line Graph-enhanced
Deutches Zentrum fur Luft- Raumfahrt
Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fur Luft-und Raumfahrt Germany
Dynamic Limb Sounder
Dynamic Load Simulator
Data Link Transmission Repeater
DLSM Data Link Summary Message
DLTR Data Link Terminal Repeater
Data Management WMO and WWW
Data Manager
deep monitoring wellsDMA
Development Motor
Disassembly Manual
Docking Mechanism
distributed memory
direct memory access computer term
Direct Memory Address
Drive Motor Assembly
Dimethyl Disulfide
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Development, Modernization, and Enhancement
Data Management Group
Dual Multiplexer Interface Adapter
Data Management Information System
Discrete Monitoring
Deployable Maintenance Platform
dimethyl sulfide or dimethylsulphide
Docking Mechanism System
Docking Module Subsystem
Dynamic Motion Simulator
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program United States
Discrepancy Notice
Department of National Defense Canada
Department of Non-conventional Energy Sources India
Descending Node Orbit
Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
Department of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Commerce
Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy
Dissolved Organic Carbon
Deutsches Ozeanographisches Datenzentrum Germany
United States Department of Defense
Department of Defense Directive
Department of the Environment Canada
United States Department of Energy
United States Department of Interior
United States Department of Justice
United States Department of Labor
Direction Of Flight
Discrete Output High
Discrete Output Low
Descent Orbit Insertion
Dynamic Global Phytogeography Model GCTE
dissolved organic macromolecules
Domestic Communications Satellite
communications relay set
Diver Operated Plug
Doppler Lidar
Determination d'Orbite et Radio Positionement Integre par Satellite France
Doppler Orbitography by Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite
Doppler Orbit and Radio Positioning Integration by Satellite
Department of Space
United States Department of State
Department of Science and Technology
Deployment Operations Team
United States Department of Transportation
DOT Climatic Impact Assessment Program
Delayed Procurement
Deployable Payload
Design Proof
Development Phase
Differential Pressure
Direct Playback
Double Pole
Double Precision
Delta Pressure/Delta Time
Data Processing Assembly
Delta Preliminary Design Review
display code CDC
Domestic Policy Council
Directorate Program Management Council
Distribution Panel
Definition Phase Review
Development Planning Review
Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar
Dual Precipitation Radar
Digital Photogrammetry System
Design Proof Test
Decommissioning Review
Data Release Authorization
Desert Research and Technology Studies
Direct Read After Write Animation System
Design Requirements Baseline
Discrete Rate Command
Data Requirement Description
Data Requirements Document
Detailed Requirements Document
Document Requirement Description
Data Request Form
Digital, Radio Frequency
Documentation Requisition Form
Digital Ranging Generator
Distant Retrograde Orbit
Dry Rotor Inertial Reference Unit
Data Requirements List
Document Requirements List
Data Records Management
Drawing Requirements Manual
Document Release Order
Design Requirements Review
Digital Range Safety
Disturbance Reduction System
Discrepancy Report Squawk Sheet
Design Reference Timeline
Disposition Record Unsatisfactory Condition
Data Storage and Retrieval
Deep Space Atomic Clock
Direct Sounding Broadcast
Document Status Bulletin
Double Side Band
Dedicated Signal Conditioner
Deep Sea Drilling Project
Deutsches SOFIA Institut
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
Deep-Space Network
Deep Sea Reversing Thermometer
Data Support Section NCAR
data system tests
Department of Science and Technology
Technical University of Denmark
Disruption Tolerant Networking
Detail Test Plan
Detailed Test Procedures
Diurnal Temperature Range
Development Test Requirements Document
Dobson Units
Digital Uplink Assembly
Digital Uplink Command
Down Under Doppler and Electricity Experiment
Designated Verification
Designee for Verification
Design Verification Specification
Differential Velocity
Delta Velocity Display
Digital Voltmeter
Digital Voice System
Data Word
Data Word in
Office of Defense Waste Byproducts Management
Disaster Warning Satellite
Doppler Wind Sensor
Dielectric Withstanding Voltage
Deputy Director
Engineering and Development Directorate
Experimental Lidar
Electrical Multiplex
Exempli Gratia
Ratio of energy consumption to gross domestic product
Ratio of energy consumption to gross national product
Education and Public Outreach
Elevation Angle
Energy Absorbing Capacity
Electrically Alterable Device
Environmental Assessment Data System
Edwards Air Force Base
Elgin Air Force Base
Ellington Air Force Base
European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories
Environmental Analyses Section ORNL
Environmental Assessments
Ecology of the Antarctic Sea Ice Zone
European Arctic Stratospheric Ozone Experiment
Environmental Acceptance Test
East Asia and Western Pacific
Energy Active Zones of the Ocean
Electronic Beam
Emergency Box
Energy-Balance Bowen Ratio
Extended Binary Coded Decimal
Extended Binary Coded Data Interchange Code IBM
Eyeballs Down
Eyeballs In
Eyeballs Up
Eyeballs Left
Eyeballs Out
Energy-balance Model
Eyeballs Right
Emergency Breathing Subsystem
Electron Beam Welding
Eddy Correlation
Electron Capture
Elemental Carbon
Element Contractor
European Communities or Commission of the European Communities
Events Controller
Events Coupler
Executive Council WMO
electron capture-gas chromatograph
Economic Commission for Africa UN
Electronics Control Assembly
Engineering Change Analysis
Epoxy Curing Agent
Environmental Compliance Assessment and Management Program
Engineering Change Board
Events Control Buffer
Electrochemical Concentration Cell
Engineering Critical Component
Engineering Change Control Board
effective cutoff diameter
electron capture detector GC
Engineering Control Drawing
Economic Commission for Europe UN
Experiment Checkout Equipment Processor
Element Charge Factor
Ecosystem Conservation Group UNEP
European Centre/Hamburg Model ECMWF/MPI
European International Project on Climate and Hydrological Interactions between Vegetation
Earth Centered Inertia
Experiment Computer Input/Output
Entry Closed Loop
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean UN
Experimental Cloud Lidar Pilot Study
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Environmental Change Network
Netherlands Energy Research Foundation
Engine Combustion
Engine Cutoff
EOS communications
Economic and Social Council UN
European Committee for Water Resources Management IAHS
Engineering Control Proposal
Engineering Change Program
Environmental Compliance and Restoration
Engineering Change Request/Authorization
Environmentally Compatible Energy Strategies project
EOSDIS Core System
European Centre for Space Law
Energetic Particle, Composition and Thermal Plasma
Electronic Coupling Unit
Environmental Change Unit Oxford
Economic Commission for Western Asia
Explosive Device
elevation difference accuracy
Elevation Drive Assembly
En Route Descent Advisor
particulate/radon data system
Environmental Data Book
Exchange of Digital Data
Electron Dipole-Dipole Reservoir
Equivalent-damage index
Environmental Data and Information Service
Entry, Descent, and Landing
Entry, Descent and Landing Technologies
EOS Data and Operations System
Electonic Data Processing
Environmental Data Record
Environmental Data Service
Earth Departure Stage
Emergency Detection System
Energy Demand Steering Group
Explosive Device System
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid
Electronic Depressurizing Valve
energy-dispersive X-ray analysis
End Effector
Electrical, Environmental, and Communications
Electrical Explosive Device
Electro Explosive Device
Evolution of EOSDIS Elements
End Effector Electronics Unit
Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union
End-to-End Information System
Electrical Equipment List
Earth Entry Module
east equatorial Pacific
External Engineering Review
Egypt Exploration Society
Earth Exploration-Satellite Service
Entry Elapsed Time
Electronic Electrical Termination Building
Electrophoresis Equipment Verification Test
Emission Factor
Experiment Flight Applications
Externally Fired Combined Cycle
Earth Fixed Coordinate System
European Field Experiment in Decertification Threatened Area
Efficient Growth
Estimated fuel quantity consumed Used to determine carbon stored
Exploration Flight Test
Exploration Flight Test-1
Electric Field and Waves Instrument
Entry Guidance
Experiments Ground Computer
Eddy-Resolving General Circulation Model
Enhanced Greenhouse Effect
Energetic Gamma Ray Explorer Telescope
European Geophysical Society
Exploration Ground Systems
Electrical Ground Support Equipment
Elapsed Ground Time
Estimated Ground Time
Fast Pulse Electron Gun
Electrical Heating Control
Electrical Horsepower
Earned Hour Ratio
Electronic Health Records System
Environmental Health Services
Experiment Dedicated Heat Exchanger
Entry Interface
Energy Information Administration DOE
End Item Assembly Sequence Number
Experimental Intercom
End Item Documentation
End Item Data Package
Esm Integration Office
European IGAC Project Office Steering Committee
Environmental Impact Report
Effective Lsotropic Radiated Power
Electrical Integration System
End Item Specification
European Incoherent Scatter Facility
Ecole Inter-Etats des Sciences et de Medecine Veterinaire Dakar
Entry Interface Time
Entry Interface
Electrical and Instrumentation Verification Test
Electrical Interface Verification Test
Electronic Installation Verification Test
exajoule 1018 joules
Electromagnetic Interference
Electronic Interface
Elevation Angle
End Item
Engineering Instruction
Environmental Impact
Early Lunar Access
Extended Life Attitude Control System
ExPRESS Logistics Carrier
Electrical Disconnect
Electrically Operated Depressurization Valve
Electromagnetic Intelligence
Elastic Loop Mobility System
Earth Landing System
Eastern Lake Survey
Eastern Launch Site
Elevon Load System
Earth Landing Sequence Controller
Emergency Life Support System
Electrically Operated Valve
ELV Integrated Support
Exception Monitor
Exploration Mission
Exploration Mission -2
Electronics Box Engineering Model 2
Electromagnetic Analysis
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program
Emergency Mission Control Center
Electro-Mechanical Control Diagram
Electromagnetic Effects Capability
Electromagnetic Effects Compatibility
Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of Long-Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe
Electriral, Mechanical, and Environmental Systems
Equatorial Mesoscale Experiment
Electromagnetic Force
Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science
Surface Electromyograms
Emergency Medical Kit
Electromagnetic Laboratory
Environmental Measurements Laboratory DOE
EOSDIS Mission Operations Center
Exception Monitoring
Equipment Mounting Plate
Electromagnetic Susceptibility
Engine Mixture Ratio
Equipment Maintenance Requirements List
Entry Monitor Subsystem
Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory EPA
Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory - Las Vegas
Electromagnetic Servoactuator System
Electro-Mechanical Test
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbitor
Extravehicular Mobility Unit
Extravehicular Mobility Unit - Television
Natural forest biomass used for energy
End Effector
Energia Nucleare e delle Energie Alternative
Italian National Agency for New technology
Engine, Engineer
Environment and Natural Resources Information Center
European Network for Research on Global Change CEC
El Nino/Southern Oscillation coupled oceanic-atmospheric change
Environment, Environmental
Earth orbit
Earth Observing-One Mission
Earth Observations International Coordination Working Group
Earth Observation Center NASDA
Engine-out Capability
Engine Order Capability
EOS Operations Center NASA
Earth Observation Commercialization Application Program
Estimated on Dock
Earth Observing Data Center U.K.
Empirical Orthogonal Function
External Oxygen and Hydrogen Tanks
Earth Orbit Insertion
End of Mission
End of Minor Frame
Education Opportunities in NASA STEM
Earth and Ocean Physics
Emergency Oxygen Pack
Experiments of Opportunity
Earth and Ocean Physics Application Program
Electro-optic Phase Modulation
Equal Opportunity Program Office
Earth Orbit Rendezvous
European Ozone Research Coordinating Unit
Earth Observing System
Earth Observing System United States
Earth Orbit Shuttle
Emergency Oxygen Supply
EOS Altimetry Mission
EOS Morning Crossing ascending Mission or Earth Observing System
Earth Observations Science Committee of ESA
EOS Data and Information System
Earth Observing Scanning Polarimeter
Earth Observing System afternoon pass or EOS Afternoon Crossing descending Mission
European Organization for Testing and Certification EC
Energy Over Weight
Earth Probe
Elbow Pitch
Exploration Plan
Exploration Plans
extraction procedure RCRA and EPA
Environmental Protection Agency United States
Environmental Protection Authority Victoria
Environmental Protection Committee Bahrain
Error Protection Code
External Power Contractor
Electrical Power Conditioning, Distribution, and Control
Electrical Power Distribution and Control
Electrical Power Distribution and Control System
Electrical Power Distribution Box
Emergency Procedures Document
European Pollen Database
Experiment Power Distribution Box
Electrical Power and Distribution Subsystem
Electrical Power Distribution Subsystem
Electrical Power Distribution Unit
Environmental Processes and Effects Research program
Electrical Power Generator
Electrical Power Level
environmental productivity index
European Programme for Ice Coring in Antarctica PAGES
Electronic, Electrical, and Electromechanical Parts
Emergency Power Level
Evaluation, Performance Monitoring, and Accountability
Element Project Office
EOS Project Office
External Payload Operations Center
European Programme on Climate and Hazards EEC
Extrasolar Planet Observations and Characterization
European Polar-Orbiting Platform
Etude de Processes dans l'Ocean Pacifique Equatorial
Extrasolar Planet Observation and Deep Impact Extended Investigation
Emergency Program Release Notice
Experimental Power Supply
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
Experiment Power Switching Panel
Emergency Procedure Trainer
Events per Time Unit
Environmental Projects Working Group
Event Queue Element
Equatorial Pacific JGOFS
Explanation Report
Office of Energy Research
Extended Range U-2 aircraft
Electrical Replaceable Assembly
Earth Radiation Budget
Earth Radiation Budget Experiment
Earth Radiation Budget Explorer Satellite
Earth Radiation Budget Satellite
Event Recorder
Electrochemically Regenerable CO2 Absorber
Ecological Research Division DOE and OHER
Exploration Research and Development
United States Energy Research and Development Administration formerly AEC; now DOE
Earth Resources Data Analysis Systems
Earth Resources Package
Estudio Regional Del Fenomeno El Nino
Environmental Restoration and Facilities Upgrade Program
Environmental Research Laboratory
Environmental Research Parks
Energy Research Networks
wet-only rainfall collector
Engineering Release Operations
Ecological Rates of Change NSF
Earth Resources Observation Satellite
Earth Resources Observation System
Earth Resources or remote sensing Satellite
European River Ocean System EEC
Effected Radiative Power
Effective Radiation Power
Eye Reference Point
Engineering Requirements and Procedures Manual
Error Counter
Earth Recovery Subsystem
ESA Remote Sensing satellite
European Remote-Sensing Satellite
European Remote-Sensing Satellite-1
European Remote-Sensing Satellite-2
Elastomeric Reusable Surface Insulation
Earth Resources Shuttle Imaging Radar
Earth Resources Technology Satellite now Landsat
Earth Resources Technology Satellite-1
Science, Exploration
Earth Rate Unit
Earth Return Vehicle
Expiratory Reserve Volume
Escape System
Experiment Segment
Endangered Species Act 1973
Engineering SuPPort Assembly
Equatorial South America START
Explosive Safe Area
European Space Agency/Information Retrieval Service
Earth Science and Applications Division
European Space Agency's Earth Resources Satellite
Institute for Environmental Science and Management
Exploration System Architecture Study
Essential Switching Box
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific UN
Extended Service and Cooling Umbilical
Emergency Shutdown
Environmental Sciences Division ORNL
Experiment Systems Division
European Space Data Center
European Space Operations Center
Earth Science Data and Information System
Earth System Data Records
Event Storage and Distribution Unit
Electrical Support Equipment
Electronic Support Equipment
European Science Foundation
Explosive Safe Facility
ESF/European Palaeoclimate and Man Project
Electrical System Integration
Earth Systematic Missions
European Service Module
Exploration Systems Mission Directorate
Exploration System Mission Directorate
Earth Systematic Missions Program
electronically electrically scanning microwave radiometer
Event Sequence Override
Electroshock Protection
Engine Service Platforms
Experiment Sensing Platform
Experiment Segment Pallet Simulator
Effective Sunrise
Effective Sunset
Economic and Social Research Council
Environmental Science Research Center
Environmental Systems Research Institute
European Space Research Institute
Earth Science Subcommittee
Environmental Support System
Equipment Support Section
Experiment Subsystem Simulator
United States Environmental Science Services Agency
Earth System Sciences Committee
European Space Science Committee
Earth System Science Pathfinder
Electronic System Test Equipment
Escape System Test Article
electronically scanned thinned array radiometer ARM
European Space Research and Technology Centre
European Space Technology Centre Netherlands
European Space Research and Technology Center
European Space Technology Center
Electronic Systems Test Laboratory
Earth Science Technology Office
Earth Science Technology Program
Emergency Shutoff Valve
Escape Suit Ventilation System
Escape System Ventilation System
Engine Status Word
Edge Thickness
Elevated Temperature
Event Timer
External Tank
External Tank Separation
Environmental Test Article
Estimated Time to Acquisition
Explosive Transfer Assembly
External Tank Attachment
Environmental Technical Applications Center
Expanded Technical Assistance Program
Equipment Transfer Bag
Earth Terrain Camera
Energy Technology Center
Estimate to Completion
European Telecommunications Standards Institute EC
and others especially of the same kind; and so forth
Equipment Transfer/Change Order
Electrical Terminal Distributor
Estimated Turnover Date
Exploration Technology Development
External Tank Door
Enabling Technology Development and Demonstration
Engineered Test Facility
Environmental Task Force
Economic Transition and Integration project
Elapsed Time Indicator
External Tank Lift-Off Weight
Elapsed Time Meter
enhanced thematic mapper Landsat
Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus
Equipment Test Plan
Eastern Test Range Operations Directive
Education and Training Programme WMO
Electrical Test Set
External Tank System
electron transport system activity
External Tank Separation Subsystem
Electrothermal vaporizer
External Tank Vent Arm
Agri-residue utilized for energy supply
Electronic Unit
Experimental Unit
European Meterological Satellite
Bureau of European Affairs
European Retrievable Carrier
European Consortium Communications Satellite
Exploration Upper Stage
Extreme Ultraviolet Variability
Earth Venture
Electron Volts
Expendable Vehicles
Earned Value Analysis
Extravehicular Activity
Extra Vehicular Activity
Extravehicular Communications
Earth Viewing Applications Laboratory
Evaluate, Evaluation
Extravehicular Activity Translational Aid
Events Control
Extravehicular Communications System
Extravehicular Communications Umbilical
External Visual Display
EUV Variability Experiment
Extravehicular Life Support System
Earth Viewing Module
Extra Vehicular Mobility Unit
Engineering Work Order
Employee Viewpoint Survey
Equipment Visibility System
Extravehicular Suit
Extravehicular Suit Communications
Extravehicular Space Suit
Extravehicular Space Unit
Extravehicular Transfer
Extravehicular Visor Assembly
Estimated Warehouse Arrival
Emergency Window Escape
Engineering Work Request
Executive Management Office
Explorer Missions
Experiment Computer
Facility and Envii-Onment
Flight Aft
Fundamental Aeronautics
Final Assembly and Closeout System Installation
False Alarm Avoidance
Federal Aviation Administration United States
Fabricate, Fabrication
Finance and Budget
Fraction actually burned
Fraction of agri-residue burned in fields
free-air carbon dioxide enrichment GCTE
First Article Configuration Inspection
Facilities Control
Flexible Automatic Circuit Tester
Final Approach Display
Fraction actually degrades
Federation of Astronomical and Geophysical Services ICSU
Fabrication, Assenibly, and Inspection Record
Flight Acceleration Monitor Only System
Feedback Analysis for GCM Intercomparison and Observations
Food and Agriculture Organization UN ICSU
Final Approach Plane
Food and Agriculture Project
Fundamental Aeronautics Program
Formation en Amenagement Pastoral Integre au Sahel
Final Acceptance Review
Facility for Atmospheric Remove Sensing
Frontal Air-Sea Interaction Experiment
Fourier amplitude-sensitivity test
Flight Attitude Table
Formation of Aerosol and their Transformation over Europe EUROTRAC
Facsimile Transmission
Final Braking
Fraction burned annually
Fixed Base Aft Station
Fluidized-bed combustion
Fluidized Bed Combustor
Fixed Base Crew Station
Firefighters Breathing System
Frontal Boundary Study
Field Base Visit
Fuel Bleed Valve
Fit Check
Fluids Control Assembly
Forward controller assembly
Frequency Control Analysis
Functional Compatibility Analysis
Functional Configuration Audit
Flight Crew Accommodations Facility
Flat Conductor Cable
Flight Crew Compartment
Federal Coordinating Council for Science
Fleet Consolidated Data Set United States Navy
Facility Contractor End Item
Flight Critical Forward
Fluids and Combustion Facility
Functional Checkout
Flight Combustion Facility Monitor
Flight Controllers Handbook
Flight Controllers Operational Handbook
Functional Configuration Identification
First Computer Interface Tester
Freon Coolant Loop
Freon Coolant Line
Foot Controlled Maneuvering Unit
Final Checkout
Failure Correction Panel
Fuel Cell Power
Fuel Cell Power Plant
Fuel Cell Power System
Fuel Cell Servicing System
Final Configuration Review
Fecal Collection Receptacle Assembly
Fecal Containment System
Federal Communications System
Federal Council for Science and Technology
Fuel Cell Test
Fuel Cell Test Facility
Fluid Checkout Unit
Format Control Words
Fraction that is dead
Freeze Dried
Function Designator
facility disposal area
Fault Detection and Annunciation
Fahrenheit Dry Bulb
Function Designator Data Base
Fixed Dynamical Heating
Failure Detector Indicator
Fault Detection And Isolation
field data investor
Falilt Detection, Isolation, Identification, and Recompensation
Finite Difference Method
Frequency Data Multiplexer
Frequency Division Multiplexer
Fee Determination Official
Fraction of degradable organic carbon
Functional Design Review
Fluid Distribution System
Fluid Distribution Unit
Food Warmer
Fossil Energy Program DOE
Failure Effects Analysis
Far East
Final Engineering Acceptance Test
Forward Equipment Bay
Field Engineering Change
Forward Events Controller
Fusion Energy Design Center
Federal Geologic Mapping Project
Iron as a Limiting-Nutrient Experiment CSIRO
Finite Element Method
Federal Emergency Management Agency United States
Finite Element Model of Material Transport through Aquifers
Floral Ethel Propane
Facility and Equipment Requirements Document
Failure Effects Summary List
Finite Element of Water Flow through Aquifers
Flight Forward
Flip Flop
Free Format
Functional Flow Diagram
Fixed Format Display
Fossil Free Energy System
Fraction of oxidized
Fast Fourier Transformation
Federal Geodetic Control Committee United States National Ocean Service
Flue Gas Desulphurisation
Federal Geographic Data Commission
Federal Geographic Exchange Format
First GARP Global Experiment WMO
Fluxgate Magnetometer
Fine Guidance Sensor
Fine Guidance Sensor - Tunable Filter
Flex Hose
Flight Half Coupling
Fixed Head Disk
Failed Handover
Fuel High Pressure
Forward Heat Shield
Flight Instrumentation
Formal Inspection
Failure Investigation Action Report
Federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on Digital Cartography USGS
Failure Identification
flame ionization detector GC
Flight Dynamics Officer
Formal and Informal Education
First ISLSCP Field Experiment
LS Field Imaging Far-Infrared Line Spectrometer
First In-First Out
Federal Insecticide
Federal Item Identification Guide
Future Identification and Location Experiment
Fish Information Network data base
First Infrared Exoplanet Spectroscopy Survey Explorer
Furnished and installed by Others
Fuel Indicating Reading
First ISCCP Regional Experiment
First ISCCP Regional Experiment
Facility Interface Sheets
Fault Isolation Test
Field Investigation Team EPA
Fuel Isolation Valve
Fault Identification
Feed Lines
Forward Link
Fraction that live
Measurement of Micronutrient Absorption and Status
Flight Application Software
Federal Library Committee
Forward Load Control
Forward Load Control Assembly
Forward load controller assembly
Flame Extinguishment Experiment-2
Fiducial Laboratories for an International Natural Sciences Network
First Light Infrared Test Experiment Camera
Frustum Lifting Lug Kit
federal land manager e.g.
Fuel Line
First Lunar Outpost
Flight Load Preparation System
Flight Surgeon
Flexible Linear Shaped Charge
Fleet Satellite Communications
flux dans l'ouest du Pacifique equatorial France JGOFS
Failure Mode Analysis
Food Machinery Corporation
Forward Master Events Controller
four-minus-five restoral
four-minus-five test
Finnish Meteorological Institute
Fault Message Line
Final Materials List
First Manned Orbital Flight
First Manned Orbital Flight With EVA
First Manned Orbital Flight With Payload
Field Modification Request
Function Max Rate
Food Management System
FM Signal Processor
Frequency Modulation Signal Processor
Facility Need Date
Fleet Numerical Oceanographic Center United States Navy
Failure Notification Telex
Fleet Numerical Weather Center United States Navy
Fail Operational
Furnace Oil
Fates of Aromatic Model
Flight Operations Facilities
First Orbital Flight
Flight Operations Integrated Task Team
Federally Owned Landsat Data
Flight Operations Management Room
Follow on Production
Follow on Parts Production
Forestry Resources project
Forest Response to Anthropogenic Stress model
Faint Object Infrared Camera for the SOFIA Telescope
Forest of East Tennessee model
FORmula TRANslation a computer language
Fourier Optical Transform
field-of-view of vision
First Orbital Vehicle
Fine Pointing
Fixed Point
Fuel Pressure
Function Path
Fuel Preburner
Fuel Preburner and Oxidizer Valve
Fuel Preburner Oxidizer Valve
Fluids Pressure Control
Forward Power Controller
Forward Power Control Assembly
Forward Power Controller Assembly
Flame Photometric Detector
Functional Program Element
Fast Pulse Electron Gun
Flight Procedures Handbook
Fast Plasma Investigation
Fixed Price Incentive Fee
Full Power Level
Full Power Load
Folding Platform Mechanism
Freon Pump Package
Forward Power Supply
Feet per Second Squared
Flow Proportioning Valve
Flight Qualification Review
Formal Qualification Test
Federal Register
Firing Room
Fraction of liquid waste treated anaerobically
Quantity of biomass cleared annually from natural forests
Fragmented Network
Fine Resolution Antarctic Model U.K.
Failure Review Board
Flight Research Center
Fibrous Refractory Composite Insulation
Forward Reaction Control System
Flight Related Element
Format Request Element
Frequency Converter
Frequency Divider
Federal Republic of Germany now Germany
Forest Research Institute
Forward Reaction Jet Driver
Frame Reference Line
Fuselage Reference Line
Front Range Lidar
frontal process studies France JGOFS
Fast repetition rate
Flight Readiness Training
Flight Readiness Review Item Description
Forest and Rangeland Renewable Planning Act 1974
Felt Reusable Surface Insulation
Flexible Reusable Surface Insulation
Frequency Responsetest
Fail To Sync
Fault Summary
Federal Specification
Fire Suppression
Forest Service USDA
Freon Servicer
Functional Schematic
Functional Simulator
Federal Stock Classification
Fire Sensor Control Panel
First Static Firing
Final Systems Installation
Forest Survey of India
Frequency Shift Keyed
Flight Systems Laboratory
Forecast Systems Laboratory ERL and NOAA
First Spacelab Payload
First Sea Level Test
Fuel Supply Module
Federal Stock Number
Functional Supplementary Objective
Flight Support Operations Handbook
Fault Summary Page
Final System Release
Flight Specific Requirements
Field Spectrometer System
Fire Suppression System
Fixed Service Structure
Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe
Flight Systems Software Requirements
Field Support Terminal
Factory Special Test Equipment
Florida State University Tallahasee
Freon Servicing Unit
Formal Training
Free troposphere
Formal Training and Certification
Fatigue Test Article
Florida Test Center
Factory Test Equipment
Forced Test End
Full Time Equivalency
Fourier Transform Infrared
Fourier transform infrared radiometer spectroscopy
Functional Test Objective
Function Test Progress
Functional Test Requirement
Flight Team Operations Handbook
Full Throttle Position
field task proposal/agreement
Functional Test Requirements Document
Fournier transform spectrometer
Full Turbulence Simulation
Functional Test Specifications
Formazin turbidity unit
Forward Utility Bridge
First Use Date
Follow-up Output
Far Ultraviolet
Flighl Version
First Vertical Flight
Fluid Volume Measurement System
Facility Verification Vehicle
Filter Wheel
Flag Word
Fuel Wasting
Fahrenheit Wet Bulb
Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act 1958
Forward Heat Shield
Facility Working Group
food web model
Field Work Proposal
Federal Water Pollution Control Act 1972
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Food, Water, and Waste
Food, Water, and Waste Management
Units of Gravitational Force
General and Administrative
Guidance and Navigation Subsystem
Gulfstream-1 airplane
Gulfstream 11
Group of Seven Canada
General Memory
Graphite Epoxy
Guided Steering
General Assembly
Gyro Assembly
Geographic Analysis
Global Analysis
Glide Angle
Ground Acquisition and Command Station
Global Area Coverage
Ground Attitude Control
Ground Air Conditioning Unit
Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment
Graphic Aids for Investigating Networks
Genesis of Atlantic Lows Experiment
Galaxy Evolution Explorer
GEWEX-related Asian Monsoon Experiment
Global Atmospheric Measurements Experiment of Tropospheric Aerosols and Gases
GOAL Automatic Procedure
Group Assembly Parts List
Global Atmospheric Research Program WMO
Get-Away Special
Guidance Attitude Space Position Indicator
GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment
Global Atmosphere Tropical Experiment
Gate Assisted Turnoff Thyristor
Global Atmosphere Watch WMO
Grand Bahama Island
Glass Bead Rating
Ground Based Software
Global Baseline Surface Radiation Network
gas chromatography chromatograph
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Global Change Category
Ground Communications Coordinator
Ground Communications Facility
Ground Control Center
Ground Control Checkout
Global Climate Change Digest CEI
Game Changing Development
Geographic Coordinates Data Base
Ground Checkout Display and Control
Ground Checkout Display and Control System
Grand Challenges Exploration
Ground Checkout Equipment
Gulf Coast Hydroscience Center USGS
Ground Cooling Heat Exchanger
Ground Control Network
Ground Command Interface Logic Controller
Ground Control Interface Logic Unit
GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project
Ground Control Landing
Ground Coolant Loop
General global Circulation Model
Global Climate Model
Generation Certification Official waste generation
Global Climate Observing System WMO
Cape Grim Photochemical Intensive CSIRO
Ground Controlled Radar
Global Change Research Information Office
Ground Communications System
Ground Communication Tracking System
Guidance Cutoff Signal
GEWEX Cloud System Study
Global Cloud Systems Study
Global Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems
Global Chemical Transport Model
Ground Cooling Unit
Gyro Coupling Unit
Gaseous Oxygen Control Valve
Goddard Distributed Active Archive Center
Grimco data acquisition system
General Dynamics Convair
Global Data Centre
Gyro Display Coupler
Gross Depositional Environment
Generalized Documentation Processor
Global Data-Processing System WMO and WWW
Geophysical Data Record
German Democratic Republic now Germany
GNC Dynamic Simulator
Global Digital Sea-Ice Data Bank WMO/CMM
GDSD Staff Support Room
Global Energy Balance Archive
Global Environment Change
General Electric Detection and Automatic Correction
Greenhouse Effect Detection Experiment
Global Environment Facility WB
Global Emissions Inventory Activity IGAC
Gestion et d'Etude des Information Spectroscopiques Atmospheriques
Global Environmental Monitoring System UNEP
Gravity and Extreme Magnetism
Global Environmental and Ecological Simulation of Interactive Systems
Global Environmental Network for Information Exchange
generic models of leaf response
Geostationary Earth Observation
geographically detailed model
Geodynamics Experimental Ocean Satellite
Geodetic Satellite Mission NASA
Geodesy satellite USN
Geologic Satellite program USN
Geochemical Ocean Sections Study
General Summary Edit Program
Geosynchronous Solar Electric Propulsion Stage
Global Environmental Research U.K.
Global Exploration Roadmap
Global Environment Research Group
Global Exploration Strategy
Ground Elapsed Time
Ground Elapsed Time of Ignition
Ground Equipment Test Sets
Gigaelectron Volt
Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment
Gage Factor
Gases, Fluids, and Propellants
General Format No. 3
Government Furnished Aircraft Equipment
Government Furnished Aerospace Equipment
Government Furnished Data
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory NOAA
Goddard Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
one gigaflop equals 1 billion floating point operationsper second low-on
Government Furnished Software
Graphite Fiber Reinforced Plastics
Gravity Gradient
GPS Geoscience Instrument
greenhouse-gas indices
Global Geospace Science
Gas Heater
Gaseous Hydrogen
General Housekeeping Area
Greenwich Hour Angle
Ground Half Coupling
Global Historical Climatology Network
Gaseous Helium
Greenhouse Gases
Ground Heat Exchanger
GPC Interface Adapter
Ground Instrumentation Equipment
Graphical Interchange Format
Global Integration and Modeling IGAC
Global Inventory Modeling and Monitoring Study
Ground Integration Requirements Document
graphic-information-system modeling
Greenland Ice Sheet Project NSF and PAGES
Greenland Ice Sheet Project
Second Greenland Ice Sheet Project United States
Goddard Institute for Space Studies NASA
Gastrointestinal Tract
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta
Ground Interface Technical Group
Ground Interface Working Group
giga 109 joule
Geophysics Laboratory
Gun Low Altitude Air Defense System
Geoscience Laser Altimeter System
Goddard Laboratory of Atmospheric Sciences
Great Lakes Basin Commission
Glide Slope
Global Imager
Global Land One kilometer Base Elevation DIS
Global Marine Ecosystem Dynamics Program
Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics SCOR
Global Tropospheric Carbon Dioxide Network IGAC
Global Atmospheric Chemical Survey IGAC
Global Emissions Database
Gross Lift Off Mass
Global Tropospheric Ozone Network IGAC
Global Sea-Level Observing System IOC
Gross Lift-off Weight
Ground Lift-Off Weight
Great Lakes Research Center LSC and NOAA
Great Lakes Research Division
Geoscience Laser Ranging System
Geoscience Laser Ranging System-Altimeter
Geoscience Laser Ranging System-Ranger
Glare Shield
Ground Launch Sequence
Water-Glycol Mixture
Gaseous Mixture
Geometric Mean
General Electric Macro Assembly Language
Geophysical Monitoring for Climate Change now CMDL
Ground Measurements Command List
Global Maritime Distress and Safety System IMO
GPM Microwave Imager
Genetically Modified Plants
Geostationary Meteorological Satellite Japan
Geologic Map Standards Committee USGS
Gaseous Nitrogen
Geographic Names Information System USGS
Gross Product Originating
Global Ozone Observing System WMO
Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System Program
Global Oceans Ecosystems Dynamics
Global Oceans Ecosystems Dynamics
Geosynchronous Operational Environmental Satellite
Global Omnibus Environmental Survey HDGEC
Global Ocean Euphotic Zone Study IGBP
Global Ocean Flux
Global Ocean Flux Study
Government of India
Global Observation Information Network
Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment
Global Ozone Monitoring Instrument
Global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars
Global Ozone Monitoring Radiometer
Global Oscillation Network Group
Global Ocean Observing System IOC
Global Ozone Observing System IOC
Geographical Observatories Programme
Global Observing System WMO and WWW
General Purpose Airborne Simulator
General Purpose Buffer interface Module
Gel Permeation Chromatograph
GOAL Program Control Block
Global Precipitation Climatology Center data base
Global Precipitation Climatology Project
Gimbal Position Display
Gimbal Position Indicator
GOES Precipitation Index
General Purpose Laboratory
Global Precipitation Measurement
General Purpose Mission Equipment
Government Printing Office United States
Government Performance and Results Act
General Purpose System Simulator
Ground Power Supply
Ground Processing Simulation
Global Positioning System Demonstration Receiver
General Purpose Test Equipment
Growth Rate
Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
CNES Gravity Satellite France
Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory
Geographic Resources Analysis Support System United States Army Corps of Engineers
Glenn Research Center
Glenn Research Center-Plum Brook Station
Global Runoff Data Centre
Gamma Ray Explorer
German Receiver for Astronomy at Terahertz
Group of Experts on Accident Consequences NEA and OECD
Global Redevelopment with Energy Environment Sustainability
Groupe de Recherches de Geodesic Spatiale France
Guam Remote Ground Terminal
Global Resource Information Database UNEP
Graphic Retrieval and Information Display
CGBAPS computing system
Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes
Greenland Icecore Project PAGES Europe
NASA Gravity Satellite United States
Gamma Ray Observatory NASA
Glide Return to Launch Site
Glide Return to Landing Site
Gross Rock Volume
Gas Servicer
Ground System
Modeling task team
General Satellite
Geological Survey of Canada DEMR
Ground Service Cooling Unit
Ground Systems Development and Operations
Ground System Development and Operations
Ground Servicing Equipment
Ground Support Equipment List
Gesellschaft fur Strahlen und Umweltforschung mbH Munchen Germany
Goddard Space Flight Center NASA
Glide Slope Indicator
Government Source Inspection
Gulf Stream Locale
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Global Seismic Network
Ground Support Office
Ground Support Operations
Ground Systems Operations
Ground Support System
Greenland Sea Project
Geostationary Satellite Precipitation Data Centre
Global Surface Radiation Network
Ground Support Systems Activation
Ground Support Systems Contractor
Ground Support System Integration
Ground System Test
Ground Systems Test Flow
Ground Space Flight Tracking and Data Network
Gas Servicer Unit
Ground Support Verification Plan
Greater Than
Ground Team
Ground Test
Gyro Torque
Ground Test and Acceptance
Ground Test Access
Ground Test Article
Ground Torquing Assembly
gigatons or gigatonnes of carbon
Glycol Trim Console
Ground Test Conductor
Global Tropospheric Chemistry Experiment
Global Tropospheric Experiment
Ground Thermal Conditioning Unit
Grand Turk Island
Ground Test Instrumentation
Ground Team Manager
Ground Test Motor
Global Terrestrial Observing System
General Test Support
Global Telecommunications System
Glycol Trim Unit
Ground Umbilical Carrier Plate
Guidance Officer
GEWEX Water Vapor Project
Ground Vibration Test
Ground Vibration Test Article
Halon 1211
Halon 1301
Horizontal-Cargo Integration Test Equipment
Heat Shield
Heat Treat
Hydrogen Peroxide
Apogee Altitude
High Altitude
High Altitude Abort
high-altitude aerial photograph
Heading Alignment Cylinder
Heading Alignment Circle
Heading Alignment Cone
Heat Actuated Device
Height Above Ellipsoid
human activity and global environment
High-Accuracy Inertial Navigation System
Horizontal Access Kit
High Order Articulated Language
High Order Assembly Language
Halogen Occultation Experiment
high-altitude lidar sensing station
Height Adjustment Maneuver
Hamburg Ocean Carbon Cycle Model
High Altitude Observatory NCAR
Hydrological-Atmospheric Pilot Experiment
Hazard Assessment Rating Methodology
Holddown Alignment Support
Hydraulic Actuation System
Hydrogen Actuation System
High Altitude Supersonic Target
Hypersonic Air-breathing Vehicle Technologies
High-resolution Airborne Wideband Camera
Hazira-Bijapur-Jagdishpur India
Hudson Bay Lowland
High Bit Rate
Heflex Bio-Engineering Test
half band-width
Hot Bridge Wire
Head Count
Historical Canadian Climate Database
Hand Controller Engage Driver
High Cycle Fatigue
formaldehyde also written as CH2O
Horizontal Centerline
Hard Copy Module
Heat-capacity Mapping Mission
Heat Capacity Mapping Mission
Heat-capacity Mapping Radiometer
Historical Climatology Network
Historical Climatology Network-Daily
Hot Plasma Composition Analyzer
High Cross Range
Hybrid Computation and Simulation Laboratory
Hydrogen Check Valve
Hierarchical diagnosis
Highly Desirable
Horizontal Drain
Hydrogen Drain
Housekeeping Data Acquisition
HYbrid Device Controller
Human Dimensions of Global Change programme UNU
Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change programme ISSC
Holddown Post
Human Dimensions Program SEDAC
Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Program ISSC
High Data Rate Assembly
High-Dose Reference Laboratory
High Data Rate Multiplexer
High Data Rate Recorder
High Data Rate Storage System
Heat Exchange
High Energy Astrophysics
High Energy Aim Point
Human Exploration Capability
Hydro-Electric Commission Tasmania
Herbaceous Energy Crops Program
Helium Check Valve
Helium Gage Valve
Helium Gage
Heihe River Field Experiment
Helsinki Commission
Harmonizations of Environmental Measurement program
Hitchhike Experiment Module
Helium Manual Valve
High Earth Orbit
High Energy Orbit
Human Exploration and Operations
Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate
High Efficiency Particle Air
High Efficiency Particle Accumulator
High Efficiency Power Supply
HIM Equipment Rack
Human Exploration Research Opportunities
Hazardous Exposure Reduction and Safety Criteria Plan
High Energy Squib Simulator
High Latitude Ecosystems as Sources and Sinks of Trace Gases IGAC
Human Exploration Telerobotics
Hybrid Engineering Test Model
Heat Exchanger
Hot Firing
Hydrogen Fill
High Frequency Accelerometer
Heat Flow and Convection
Hydrogen Fluid Distribution System
High Frequency Executive
Hollow Fiber Membrane
High Fidelity Mockup
High Frequency Oscillator
High Frequency Transceiver
High Gain
Hot Gas Clean Up
Hazardous Gas Detection System
Hot-Gas Manifold
Hangar and Support Facility
Hydrogen Gas Saver
Hydrogen Gas Valve
Horizontal Ground Vibration Test
Human Health & Performance
Hammer Head Crane
Health and Human Countermeasures
Hydrostatic Head Monitoring Station
Hand Held Maneuvering Unit
Higher Heating Value thermal efficiency basis
Human Interactions
Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator
high-latitude diffusive-advective model
high-resolution microwave spectrometer sounder now MIMR
High Chamber Pressure
High-speed Imaging Photometer for Occultation
High-Resolution Accelerometer Package
High-Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder
High Resolution Dynamic Limb Sounder
High Resolution Echelle Spectrometer
High-Resolution Imaging Spectrometer
High-resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder
High Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder
High-resolution Interferometer Sounder
Heavy Ion Sensor
high-spectral resolution interferometer sounder
Hardware Initiated Standalone Memory
High Resolution Transmission Molecular Absorption Database
Headset Interface Unit
Helium Isolation Valve
High Voltage Hall Accelerator
Heel Line
High Level
Hinge Line
Hydrogen line
High Level Assembler Language
Hydrogen Leak Detection System
Hel Met
High Lunar Orbit
holocellulose/lignocellulose quotient
Human Lunar Return
High Level Test Language
Heavy Lift Vehicle
High-level Waste
Hinge Mount
Hypergot Maintenance Area
Hybrid Microcircuit
Hypergolic Maintenance and Checkout
Hypergolic Maintenance and Checkout Cell
Hypergolic Maintenance and Checkout Facility
Hazardous Materials Control Research Institute
Horizontal Mating Facility
Hypergot Maintenance Facility
High-resolution Multifrequency Microwave Radiometer
Hydrozene Monopropeflant
History Memory System
high-resolution microwave sounding unit
Hydrogen Manual Valve
High Molecular Weight
nitric acid
HOMS National Reference Centre
Hydrophobic Organic Compounds
Hypochlorous acid
High Order Language Computer
Hydrological Operational Multipurpose Subprogramme OHP and WMO
Human Outer Planets Exploration
High Order Software
Hawaii ocean time series
odd hydrogen OH and H2O2
Health Physicist
Health Physics
Hewlett-Packard gas chromatograph manufacturer
High Performance Computing Research Center ORNL
Hydrometeorological Processes Division
Horizontal Processing Facility
High-Pressure Fuel Turbopump
High Pressure Fuel Turbopump
High-Pressure Oxidizer Turbopump
High Pressure Oxidizer Turbopump
High Pressure Oxidizer Turbopump
High Pressure Gas
High Pressure Gas System
High Pressure Test
High Performance Insulation
High Pressure Industrial Water
high-precision liquid chromatography
high-pressure liquid chromatograph
High Pressure Oxidizer Pump
Horizontal Payloads Processing Facility
High Priority Performance Goal
Hydrogen Pressure Regulator
Hydrogen Pressure Relief Valve
Health Physics Society Bethesda
Hydraulic Power System
Handling Qualities Rating
Historical Record
High Rate Acquisition Assembly
Hasselblad Reflex Camera
High-Rate Dosimeter
High Rate Dosimeter
High Rate Data Assembly
high-resolution Doppler imager
High Rate Demultiplexer
High Rate Digital Recorder
High Rate Data Station
Homogeneous Reactor Experiment impoundment
High Resolution Infrared Radiometer
high-resolution infrared radiation sounder
Hydro-treated Renewable Jet
High-Rate Multiplexer
High Rate Multiplexer
High-resolution Optical Instrument
Human Research Program
Hazard Reduction Precedence Sequence
high-resolution picture transmission AVHRR
Hazard Ranking System EPA
Heat Recovery Steam Generator
High-temperature Reusable Surface Insulation
High Temperature Reusable Surface Insulation
High Resolution Tracker
high resolution video SPOT
High Resolution Visible
Heat Shield
Horizon Sensor
Hamilton Standard CO Absorbent Material
Historic Sites Act
Hardware/Software Coordination
Hamilton Standard Division
High Speed Data Line
Hypergot Servicing Facility
Human Space Flight Operations
Human-Systems Integration Requirement
Horizontal Sling Kit
Hazardous Substance List EPA
Health Stabilization Program
High Speed Reader
Homeland Security Presidential Directive
High Spectral Resolution Lidar
High Speed Research Program
High Stress Strain
Hydraulic Subsystem Simulator
Hawaii Standard Time
Hubble Space Telescope
Hard Stop
Helium Service Unit
Heat Transfer
Hybrid Technol Ogy Computer
Heat Exchanger
High Test Level Language
High Temperature
Hydroxyl Terminated Polybutyiene
Heat Transfer System
Heat Transport Section
High Temperature Winkler gasifier
Department of Housing and Urban Development United States
Head Up Display
Head Up Display Electronics
Humidity sensor on drifters FASINEX
Hard Upper Torso
Hydrogen Vent
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
Hypergolic Vapor Detection System
high-volume impactor
High Voltage Power Supply
High-Volume Sampler
Honeywelf Verification Simulation Facility
Integration and Test
International Space Agency
Information Technology Infrastructure Integration Program
International Association of Biological Oceanography ICSU
International Arctic Buoy Programme
International Activities Committee
Interagency Committee on Geomatics DEMR
Inter-Agency Committee on Global Environmental Change
Inertial Attitude Control System
International Atomic Energy Agency UN
International Astronautical Federation
International Association of Geodesy IUGG
International Association of Geomagnetism and Agronomy IUGG
International Association of Hydrogeologists IUGS
International Association of Hydrological Sciences IUGG
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research START
Immediate Action Letter
International Association of Theoretical Applied Limnologists
International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics IUGG
International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences IUGG and ICSU
International Association for Physical Sciences of the Ocean IUGG and ICSU
Institute for Atmospheric Radioactivity Feiberg
Independent Air Revitalization System
Image Analysis System
International Arctic Sciences Committee
Improved Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer
infrared atmospheric sounding instrument
International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior IUGG
International Association of Science and Technology for Development
International Astronomical Union
Inventory Adjustment Voucher
International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior IUGG
Inert Building
Interstellar Boundary Explorer
Internally Blown Flap
International Business Machines Corporation
International Business Machines Personal Computer
International Biological Programme ICSU
International Biophysical Program
Integrated Budget and Performance Document
Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas
International Boundary and Water Commission Independent
Industrialized Country
Interaction Coefficient
Intercomputer Communication
Intergovernmental Council
Innovative Concepts for Aviation
Item Change Analysis
International Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution
International Centre for Alpine Environments Chambery
International Center for Action Research
Investigation and Corrective Action Report
International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas
Interagency Climate-Aerosol Radiative Uncertainties and Sensitivities
International Committee on Atmosphere-Soil-Vegetation Relations
Interim Change Bulletin
Intercomputer Channel
Intercomputer Communication
Integrated Change Control Board
International Commission on Continental Erosion IAHS
Interface Coordination and Control Procedure
Ice Core Data Bank
Incremental Critical Design Review
Inertial Coupling Data Unit
Input Control Element
International Cirrus Experiment
International Cometary Explorer
International Centre for Equatorial Atmospheric Research Indonesia
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
International Council for the Exploration of the Seas
International Cake Exploration Societe
Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite
Instrument Control Facility
International Commission on Ground Water IAHS
Intercalibrations-Intercomparisons IGAC
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development for the Hindu-Kush Himalayan Region
integrated cloud liquid
International-Union Commission on the Lithosphere ICSU
International Commission on Large Dams
Intercontract Material Transfer
ice condensation nuclei
International Commission on Large Dams
Improved Crew Optical Sight
Inertial Coupling Data Unit
Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy
Inductively Coupled Plasma--optical Emission Spectroscopy
Inductively Coupled Plasma/mass Spectrometry
Idaho Chemical Processing Plant
Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage
Interm Cryogenic Propulsion Stage
Instruction Change Request
International Council for Research in Agroforestry
Intercomparison of Radiation Codes in Climate Models program
International Committee on Radionuclide Meteorology
Independent Comprehensive Review Panel
International Commission on Radiological Protection
International Committee on Remote Sensing and Data Transmission
International Commission on Radiological Units
International Civil Service Commission
International Continental Scientific Drilling program
International Commission on Snow and Ice IAHS
International Council of Scientific Unions
International Commission on Surface Water IAHS
International Commission on Water Quality IAHS
International Commission on Water Resources Systems IAHS
Influence Coefficient Tests
International Centre for Theoretical Physics
International Coordination Working Group
Indefinite Date
Inverter Distribution And Control Assembly
Interface Display Assembly
Integrated Data Assimilation and Sounding System
Integrated Displays and Controls
Inverter Distribution and Control Assembly
Interior Department Cartographic Coordinating Committee DOI
Interim Data Documentation Standard for ARC
Initial Design Evaluation
Interactive Data Exploration and Analytics
International Decade for the East African Lakes project PAGES
Instrumentation Data Items
Intermediate and Depot Maintenance Manual
International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
Interdivisional Operations
Instrument Development Program
Integrated Data Processor
Interface Digital Processor
Interim Discrepancy Report
Intermediate Design Review
Information Definition Requirements Document
Internal Data Requirement Description
Thailand Development Research Institute
Interdisciplinary Science
Item Description Sheet
Institutional Data System Division
Interdivisional Sales Order
Integrated Data Sounding System
I-load Data Tape
Interdivisional Work Authorization
Innovations in Education
Institute of Energy Analysis
Integrated Electronic Assembly
Implementation and Effectiveness of International Environmental Commitments
Induced Environment Contamination Monitor
Interacting Equipment Documents
Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Isoelectric Focusing
Intermediate Expendable Launch Vehicle
Institute of Experimental Meteorology
International Earth Observing System
International Earth Reference System
Instantaneous Effective Photo Cathodes
International Ellipsoid Reference System
Inside Exploration Technologies
In-Flight Analyses
International Fund for Agricultural Development UN
Integrated Functions Assessment Steering Committ
Institute for Energy Technology Norway
International Federation of Institutes for Advanced Study
Instream Flow Incremental Methodology
In-flight Maintenance
Institut fur Meereskunde
Institut fur Meereskunde
Ice-freezing nuclei
Information Systems Office
Intensive Field Observation
Instantaneous Field Of View
Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploration de la Mer
Institut Francais pour la Researche et la Technologie Polaire
In-Flight Replacement Unit
Integrated Forest Study on the Effects of Atmospheric Deposition
International Foundation for Science
In-Flight Test Maintenance
Fraunhofer Institute for Atmospheric Environmental Research Germany
International Field Year for the Great Lakes IHD
Institute of Geography
Inner Gimbal Angle
Inner Gimbal Axis
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
International Global Atmospheric Chemistry
International Global Aerosol Program
International Geophysical Cooperation
Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle
International Geological Correlation Programme IUGS and UNESCO
International Group of Funding Agencies for Global Change Research
International Group of Funding Agencies for Global Change Research
Inter-Governmental Funding Agencies
International Great Lakes Datum
Interactive Guidance Mode
Institut Geographique National
Intergovernmental Organization
Intercept Ground Optical Recorder
Integrated Global Ocean Services System WMO/IOC
Integrated Global Ocean Station System UNESCO
International GEWEX Project Office
International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society
Inertial Guidance System
International Glaciological Society
In-Space Ground Support Equipment
Institute of Gas Technology Chicago
International Geographical Union ICSU
International Geophysical Year 1 July 1957 - 31 December 1958
International Hydrographic Bureau
International Hydrological Decade UNESCO
International Hydrological Program UNESCO
International Heliospheric Study
Interim Hypersonics Test Vehicle
Interloop Heat Exchanger
Interdisciplinary Investigator
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Vienna
Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
International Institute of Information Design
International Indian Ocean Expedition
Imaging Infrared Radiometer
International Institute of Space Law
Igloo Internal Thermal Control Section
Indian Institute for Tropical Meteorology
International Joint Commission Independent; Canada and United States
Improved Limb Atmospheric Spectrometer
Initial Launch Capability
International Latex Corporation
Integrated Launch Control and Checkout System
International Lunar Exploration Working Group
International Lunar Network
Integrated Logistics Panel
Integrated Life Science Shuttle Experiments
Integrated Lake-Watershed Acidification Study EPRI
inorganic monomeric aluminum
Information Management and Archives Office
Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration
International Marine Global Change Study PAGES and SCOR
Investigator of Micro-Biosphere
Integrated Medical Behavioral Laboratory Measurement System
Ice Mass Content
Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization
India Meteorological Department
Ice Mass Flux
Interferometric Monitor for Greenhouse gases
Inside Mold Line
International Meteorological Organization formerly WMO
Instruments and Methods of Observation Programme WMO
ice mass path
Integrated Mission and Performance Team
Information Management Services
Internal Measurement Unit
International Mathematical Union
Ice Nuclei
Information Systems Directorate
International Negotiating Convention
International Convention to Combat Decertification
Industrial Metabolism Project
French programme
Iran-North Korea-Syria Non-proliferation Act
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazona Brazil
Brazilian Institute for Space Research
Brazilian Institute for Space Research Brazil
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espacialis Brazilian Brazil
International Union for Quaternary Research
Institut National de Recherche Agronomiques France
Institut National des Sciences Appliques France
Institute scholars
Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research University of Colorado
International Scientific Council for Island Development NGO
Integrated Test
Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aerospacial
Instituto Nacional De Technica Aeroespacial Satell
International Association of Ecology
Interim Hypersonics Test Article
Institut Zairois pour la Conservation de la Nature
Inter-Organization Board for Information Systems and Related Activities
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Council UNESCO
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission UNESCO
International Ozone Commission
International Oceanographic Data/Information Exchange IOC
Intensive Observing Period
Indian Ocean Planning Group JGOFS
Institute of Ocean Sciences Canada
Identification Of Position
Igloo Pallet
Impact Point
Independent Pixel
Inertial Processing
Instrumentation Payload
Intermediate Pallet
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
Independent Program Assessment Office
Bogor Agriculture Institute Indonesia
Illuminated Push Button
Illustrated Parts Breakdown
Intermittent Positive Control
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change WMO and UNEP
International Panel on Climate Change
Instrumentation Program and Component List
Information Processing Division
Incremental Preliminary Design Review
Industrial Plant Equipment
Ionospheric Plasma and Electrodynamics Instrument
Indentured Parts List
International Polar Motion Service
WOCE International Planning Office
International Partner Operations Center
Intellectual Property Right
Interim Problem Report
Instrumentation Power Subsystem
Interface Problem Sheets
Inter Press Service
Isentropic Potential Vorticity
Interagency Partnerships Working Group
Indefinite Quantity
International Quiet Sun Years
Infrared "ir" is preferred
infrared preferred over "IR"
Integrated Resilient Aircraft Controls
Interdisciplinary Panel on Climate Change
International Radiation Commission
Instituto de Radioprotecao e Dosimetria Brazil
instantaneous radiative transfer
Infrared Gas Analyzer
International Reference Ionosphere
Incorporated Research Institution for Seismology
Infrared Interferometer Spectrometer
Integrated Radar Imaging System
Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph
Investigation Readiness Reviews
International Rice Research Institute
Indian Remote Sensing Satellite
Interactive Remote Sensing Software Package
Independent Review Team
Infrared Thermal Mapper
Infrared Temperature Sounder
Image Subtraction
IPCC Scenarios
Israel Space Agency
Italian Space Agency
Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder
Intelligent Synthetic Aperture Radar
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science Japan
International Seismological Centre
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Program WCRP
International Symposium on Ecological Aspects of Tree-Ring Analysis
Tenth International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry
International Space Exploration Coordination Group
International Sun-Earth Explorer
International Society for Ecological Modelling
International Scientific Film Association
Integrated Science Instrument Module
International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project GEWEX and WCRP
International Southern Ocean Studies
In-Space Propulsion
Integrated Support Plan
International Society for Photogrammetry
Institutional Support Planning Group
International Solar Polar Mission
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Integrated Steel Plants
Initial System Release
International Soil Reference and Information Centre
Indian Space Research Organisation
Integrated Systems Research Program
In-Situ Resource Utilization
Integrated Sounding System
International Social Science Council
Initial Spares Support List
International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
International Space Station Medical Project
Institute for Space Systems Operations
ICSU Solar System Panel
International Society of Soil Science
Instrument Support Terminal
Intertank Structural Test Assembly
International Space Technology Assessment Program
Integrated Subsystem Test Bed
Integrated System Test Flow
International Solar Terrestrial Physics
International Space University
International Space Year 1992
Illinois State Water Survey
Identification Transponder
Installation Test
Integrated Test Area
Integrated Test Article
Integrated Technical Assessment Panel
International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition PAGES
Bandung Institute of Technology Indonesia
Intergovernmental TOGA Board
Igloo Thermal Control
International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences
Intertropical Convergence Zone
Institute of Terrestrial Ecology NERC
Integration Test Equipment
Intersite Transportation Equipment
International Technology Environmental data base Management system
International Tundra Experiment
Inspection and Test Instruction
Information Technology Infrastructure Library
infrared thermal imaging radiometer now ASTER
Intermediate And Thermal Infrared Radiometer
Integrate, Transfer, and Launch
Integration and Test Order
Improved TIROS Operational System
International Tropospheric Ozone Year
International TOGA Planning Office
International TOVS Processing Package
Infrared Temperature Profile Radiometer
intercomparison of transmittance and radiance algorithms
Industrial Toxicology Research Centre
International Tree-Ring Data Bank
Integrated Test Requirements Documents
Instrumentation Telemetry Station
Interim Teleprinter System
Integrated Terrain Unit
International Telecommunication Union
Inertial Unit Assembly
Interface Unit Adapter
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
International Union of Biochemistry ICSU
International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
International Union of Biological Sciences ICSU
Inter-Union Commission on Frequency Allocation for Radio Astronomy and Space Science
Information Unit on Climate Change
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources now World Conservation Union Switzerland
International Union of Crystallography
Inter-Union Commission on Radio Meteorology
Inter-Union Commission on Spectroscopy
Interface Unit Error Count Table
International Ultraviolet Explorer
International Union of Forestry Research Organizations
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
International Union of Geological Sciences ICSU
International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science
International Union of Nutritional Sciences
International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics ICSU
International Union of Pure and Applied Physics ICSU
International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics ICSU
International Union of Pharmacology
International Union of Physiological Sciences
International Union of Psychological Science
Imaging UltraViolet Spectrometer
Independent Verification and Validation
intra vehicular activities Instituto Venezuelan de Investigaciones Cientificas
Intravehicular Activity
Internal Variable
Jettison Motor
Jovian Auroral Distributions Experiment
Joint Sea-Air Interaction Experiment
Scientific panel MITRE Corporation
Joint Airport Weather Studies project
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's
Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency
Joint Confidence Level
Joint Power Conditions
U.S.-Saudi Arabian Joint Commission of Economic Cooperation
Julian Ephemeris Data
Joint Environmental Data Center
Jupiter Energetic particle Detector Instrument
Japan Environment Agency
Japanese Experiment Module
Japanese Earth Observing System
Japanese Earth Observing Satellite
Japanese Earth Resources Satellite JPOP
Japanese Earth Remote-sensing Satellite-1
Joint Electronics Type System
Joint Global Ocean Flux Study program IGBP and SCOR
Johns Hopkins University-Applied Physics Laboratory
Job Improvement Request
Japan Meteorological Agency
Joint Organizing Committee
Joint Occupancy Data
Joint Occupancy Date
Joint Oceanographic Institutions Inc.
Joint Operations Interface Procedure
Jupiter Orbiter Probe-Galilee
Job Order Request
Joules Own Version International Algebraic Language
Joint Power Condition
Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Joint Program Integration Committee
Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology NASA
Japanese Polar-Orbiting Platform JERS
Joint Robotic Precursor Activities
One thousand
Memory Time Value
KSC Automated Payloads Notice
KSC DOD Payloads Notice
KSC Automated Payloads Project Specification
KSC DOD Payloads Project Specification
KSC Spacelab Notice
KSC Spacelab Project Specification
KSC Shuttle Project Specification
KSC Shuttle Management
KSC Shuttle Project Notice
KSC Shuttle Project Station Set Specification
Kick Stage
thousands of years
time series station off Kahe Point
KSC Approved Parts List
Kennedy Avionics Test Set
Kilo Accounting Unit
Kennedy Booster Assemblv Contractor
Knots Calibrated Airspeed
Keyboard Cathode Ray Tube
Keyboard Configuration Studies
Kinetically Designed Nozzle
Key Decision Point
Keyboard and Display Unit
Kuroshio Edge Exchange Processes
Kerguelen fixed station France JGOFS
KSC Handbook
Keck Interferometer
Kitting Instruction Sheet
kilojoule energy measure
KSC Management Instruction
Kwaialein Missile Range
Kitting Notice
KSC Notice
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
KSC Organizational Manual
Thousand of Operations per Second
octanol-water partition coefficient
kiloPascal pressure above ambient 100 kPa = 1 atmosphere excess
KSC Program Directive
Kilopulses per Second
Kilometers Per Second
KSC Program Requirements Document
Laboratory and Checkout
Landing and Deceleration
Launch and Landing
Logistics and Support
Laboratory and Test
Low Pressure
Land Cover
Local Horizontal
Landing Site
Load Test
Lagrange Point 2
Launch Abort
Launch Aft
Launch Area
Launch Azimuth
Low Attitude
Los Angeles Aircraft Division
Levelized Annual Cost
Local Area Coverage
Large Area Crop Inventory Experiment
Large Area Crop Inventory Program
Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer
Lake Acidification and Fisheries EPRI
general circulation model at Los Alamos National Laboratory LANL
Laser Geodynamics Satellite
Leaf Area Index
land-atmosphere interactions dynamics
Liquid Air
Large-scale Atmospheric Moisture Balance of Amazona using Data
Lake Acidification Mitigation Project EPRI
Land Remote-Sensing Satellite formerly
land satellite photographs of the ground
National Institute for Aeronautics and Space Indonesia
Left Aft Propulsion System
Langley Research Center
Langley Research Center NASA
Laminar Angular Rate Sensor
Launch Abort System
Large Angle and Spectrometic Coronagraph
Large Screen Color Television System
Lunar Advanced Science and Exploration Research
Library Access
Local Area Sounding System
Low Altitude Supersonic Vehicle
Large Angle Torque
LDEF Assembly and Transportation System
Laser Atmospheric Wind Sounder
Launch Boost
Launch Bus
Load Bank
Low Bay
Lower Brace
Low Bay Dolly Tug
Left Bank
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory University of California
Left Buttock Line
Line-By-Line Radiative Transfer Model
Large Binocular Telescope
Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer
Launch Complex
Launch Countdown
Launch Critical
Left Center
Launch Control Amplifier
Load Controller Assembly
Low-Cost Access to Space
Land Cover Change
Launch Commit Criteria
Launch Commit Criteria Document
Launch Countdown
Lowcycle Fatigue
Liquid-cooled garment
Liquid Cooled Garment
Lowcycle High Temperature Fatigue
Lifting Condensation Level
Lowcost Modular Spacecraft
Logic Control Output Module
Land cover Project Science Office
Lowcross Range
Laulist of Command Signals
Launch Countdown
Line Coupling Unit
Liquid Cooling under Garment
Liquid Cooling and Ventilation Garment
Lateral Direction
Launch Data Bus
Lunar Docking Events Controller
Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory
Lunar Dust EXperiment
Linear Depolarization Ratio
Lowdata Rate
Lanlanding, Deservicing, and Safing
Low Density Supersonic Decelerators
Long Duration Test
Lauleading Edge
Launch Escape
Leads Experiment
Lunar Exploration Analysis Group
Low Electron Attachment Potential Species
Lower Equipment Bay
Low Emission Boiler Systems
Lockheed Electronics Company
Local Electric Field Instrument
Laboratory Environment Model
Launch Escape Monitor
Long-term Ecological Modelling Activity GCTE
Lewis Research Center
Laboratoire d'Etudes et de Recherches en Teledetection Spatiale France
Launch Equipment Shop
Launch Escape Subsystem
Leading Edge Structure Subsystem
Leading Edge Subsystem
Launch Equipment Test Facility
Launch Forward
Left Forward
Low Frequency Accelerometer Flutter
Low Frequency Accelerometer Modes
Low Frequency Accelerometer Pogo
limited fine-mesh model
Low Frequency Oscillator
Landing and Ferry Operations Panel
Low Frequency Radio Range
Low Gain Antenna
Laser Gyro Interface Unit
Last Glacial Maximum
Liquid Hydrogen
Local Hour Angle
Liquid Helium
Left Hand Panel
Left Inboard
Load Interface Circuit
Leadless Inverted Device
Logistics Identification Document
Light Detection And Ranging Instrument
Landsat Image Data Quality and Analysis
Left Inboard Elevon
Last InterGlacial in the Arctic project
Limb Infrared Monitor of the Stratosphere
Logistics Inventory Management System
Liquid Nitrogen
Liquid Injection Electric Thruster
Lithium Hydroxide
Marine Pollution Monitoring Center
Minister of State for Population and Research Environment Indonesia
The Indonesian Institute of Sciences
Lightning Imaging Sensor
Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
Lidar In-space Technology Experiment
Launch And Landing
Launch Left
Lever Lock
Low Level
Long Lead
Long Line
Lower Left
Lower Limit
Launch and Landing Computational Facilities
Limited Life Item
Long Leadtime Items List
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories
Low Lunar Orbit
Landmark Line-of-Sight
Launch and Landing Project
Launch and Landing Project Office
Launch and Landing Site
Long Leadtime
Left Mid
Long Module
Laboratoire de Meteorologie
Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique
Land Margins Ecosystem Research
Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation ORNL
Lower Mid-Fuselage
Left Main Gear
List of Measurement Points
Load Measurement System
Logistics Master Schedules
Liquid Nitrogen
Launch Operations
Liquid Oxygen
Launch Operations Area
List of Applicable Publications
Left Outboard
Line of Balance
Launch Operations Complex
Launch Operations Control Center
Laboratoire d'Oceanographic Dynamique et de Climatologie
Left Outboard Elevon
Level of Effort
Low Frequency Acquisition and Ranging
Low Frequency oscillation
Limit of Government Obligation
Lunar Orbit Insertion
Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone
Land Oceans Interactions Study
Limit of Liability
Limited Operational-Life items
Lunar Orbit Rendezvous
Level of Repair Analysis
Long-Range Area Navigation System
League of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Lift-Off Simulator
Lift-off Time
Loss of Sync
Loss of Visibility
Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone IGBP
Longitudinal Land-Surface Traverse Experiment
Long-Term Upper Ocean Study
Limit of Visibility
Locally Weighted Least Squares
Launch Pad
Liquid Propellant
Liquid Propellant Gun
Launch Procedure Document
laser-phased Doppler anemometer
Lagrangian particle dispersion model
List of Physical Dimensions
Low-Pressure Fuel Turbopump
Low Pressure Fuel Turbopump
Low Pressure Oxidizer Turbopump
Low-Pressure Oxidizer Turbopump
Low Pressure Oxidizer Turbopump
Last Page Generator
Liquid Petroleum Gas
Low-Pressure Impactor
Launch Pad Lightning Warning System
Liters Per Minute
Low pressure oxygen
Line Printer
Launch Processing System
Liters Per Second
Low Power Transistor-Transistor Logic
Lunamuir Probe and Waves
Lunar Quest Program
Landing Radar
Laser Retroreflector
Laser Retroreflector Array
Launch Right
Left Rudder
Launch Readiness Date
Logical Records of Fixed Length
Liquid Rocket Fuel
Large Radio Observatory
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
Landscape Research Project DOE
Low-Resolution Picture Transmission
Launch Readiness Review
Launch Readiness Verification
Low-temperature reusable surface insulation
Low Temperature Reusable Surface Insulation
Long Range Video
Landing Side
Launch Sequence
Left Side
Life Science
Limit Switch
Launch Services Agreement
Launch Site Accommodations Handbook
Lifetime Surveillance of Astronaut Health
Launch Sequence Applications Program
Lake Survey Center NOAA
Landing Ship Dock
Least Significant Difference
Launch Support Equipment
Laboratory Simulation Facility
Life Sciences Flight Experiment
Launch Sequence and Interlock Document
LAWS Simulation Model
Life Science Module
Logistics Support Management Information
long- and short-normal resistivity geophysical logging
Landing Support Officer
Large Solar Observatory
Launch Services Program
Life Science Payloads Development Facility
Land Sea Rescue
Launch Site Recovery
Life Science Research Module
Life Support Subsystem
Life Sciences Support Facility
Life Sciences Space Laboratory
Launch Site Support Manager
Launch Site Support Plan
Life Sciences Shuttle Research Centrifuge
Launch Site Support Team
Launch Support Team
Large Space Telescope
Large Stellar Telescope
Liquid Storage Tank
Local Solar Time
Launch Site Transportation Equipment
Life Support Umbilical
Lead Time
Lower Torso Assembly
Long-Term Ecological Research program NSF
Linear Tangent Guidance
Lead Time Matrix
linear tangent model
Long-term Research in Environmental Biology
Long-Term Resource Monitoring Program
Long-Term Regional Research Site
Land Use and Cover Change IGBP and HDP
Study of circulation north and west of Australia Leeuwin Current
Liquid Upper Stage
Launcher-Umbilical Tower
Large Volume water samples >100 liters
Launch Vehicle
Lift Vector
Loading Valve
Load Vertical
Live, Virtual, Constructive
Linear Variable Differential Transformer
Linear Voltage Differential Transformer
Large Volume Sampling
Low-Volume Sampler
Launch Window
Liquid Water Content
Launch Window Display
Left Wing Down
Logistics Working Group
Light-Weight Headset
Maintenance and Checkout
Monitor and Control Panel
Metals and Ceramics Division ORNL
Monitoring and Enforcement
Materials and Facilities
Maintenance and Operations
Maintenance and Refurbishment
Maintenance and Repair
Maintenance Factor
Minimum Impulse
Maintenance Loop
Maintenance Loop Recorder
Main Parachute
Mixture Ratio
Measurement Stimuli
Moon Mineralogy Mapper
Mean of 1950
Maintenance Ability
Master Alarm
Material Authorization
Metabolic Analyzer
Middeck Act
Mike Amplifier
Maintenance Analysis and Planning
Mechanical Arm Assembly
moist-adiabatic adjustment
Materials Application Advisory Board
Materials Advisory Board
Materials Applications Board
Monthly Associate Administrator's Review
Man and the Biosphere programme UNESCO
Master Acquisition Bus
Marine atmospheric boundary layer
Main Display Console
Maintenance Advisory Committee
Maximum Allowable Concentration
Maximum Concentration of Organics
Middle Atmosphere Cooperation IGAC
Multiphase Atmospheric Chemistry IGAC
Mapping and Charting Data Interchange Format Canada
Mechanical Antenna Control Electronics
Velocity Relative to The Speed of Sound
Monitor, Access, and Control Interface
Mid-latitude Airborne Cirrus Properties Experiment
Maintenance Analysis Data
Multiplexer Analog to Digital Converter
Manufacturing Data Retrieval System
Modular Auxiliary Data Systems
Measurements for Assessing the Effects of Stratospheric Aircraft
Mixed Amine Fuel
Ministry of Agriculture
Marine Aerosol and Gas Exchange IGAC
Marine Gas Emissions
Model of Acidification of Groundwater in Catchment
Mackenzie GEWEX Study Canada
Magnetic Field Satellite
Magnetometer Satellite
Middle and High Latitudes Oceanic Variability Study
Machine-Aided Indexing
Manufacturing And Inspection Record
Martin and Kitzis Sampler portable air sampler
Material Allowance List
Maximum Allowable Operating Time
Maintenance Analysis Program
Message Acceptance Pulse
Middle Atmosphere Programme
Mission Application Program
Multistate Atmospheric Power Production Pollution Study
Map Analysis Package System
Measurement of Atmospheric Pollution from Satellites
Measurement of Atmospheric Pollution
Measurement of Air Pollution
Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction System
The Middle Atmosphere Responses to Changes
Marine Applied Research & Exploration
Marine Radioecology Working Group IUR
Methods for Assessing the Radiological Impact of Accidents CEC
Martin Automatic Reporting System
Mountain Administration Support Center NOAA
Marginal Sea Flux Experiment in the West Pacific IGOPS
Marine Science and Technology Programme CEC
Marine Air Temperature
Meteorological Atmospheric Turbulence
Multiple Actuator Test
Materials Analysis, Tracking, and Control
Mesoscale Atmospheric Transport Studies
Million Accounting Units
Mars Assent Vehicle
Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution
Ministry of Agriculture and Water Saudi Arabia
Main Bus
Management Baseline
Marshall Booster Assembly Contractor
Maximum Breathing Capacity
Motion-base Crew Station
Medications and Bandage Kit
Marine Boundary Layer
Mobile Unit
Million Bits Per Second
Mechanical Bathythermograph
Main Base Visit
Measurement, Command, and Control
Master Caution and Warning
Master Control Assembly
Motor Control Assembly
Monitoring and Control Assembly
Multichannel Analyzer
Mean Cycle Between Failures
Main Combustion Chamber
Mesoscale Convective Complex
Mission Control Center-Dod
Mission Control Center-NASA
Mission Control Center-Houston
Mission Control Center-Kennedy
Maintenance and Checkout Facility
Methane conversion factor
Mission Control Facility
Man-computer Interactive Data Access System
Master Control and Interface Unit
Mass Change Log
Master Configuration List
Maximum Cruise Level Thrust
MADS control module
Million cubic metre
Master Change Notice
Master Change Proposal
Mission Control Operations Panel
Mission Control Programmer
Measurements Control Procedure
Meteorological Communications Package direct broadcast of operational data
Monitoring and Control Panel
Manipulator Controller Power Conditioner
Master Change Record
Mesoscale Cloud System
Mesoscale Convective Systems
Multi-Channel Sea Surface Temperature algorithm
Mission Control Table
Materials Control and Verification Program
Mesoscale Compressible Community Model
Malfunction Detection
Manual Direct
Manual Disconnect
Master Dimension
Mission Directorate
Main Distribution Assembly
Maintainability Design Approach
Methodology of Decision Analysis project
Middeck Assembly
Motor Drive Amplifier
Multiple Docking Adapter
McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company
Malfunction Detection, Analysis, and Recording
Mission Data Book
Mission Design Baseline
Mission Director Center
Mission Duty Cycle
Main Distribution Control Assembly
Maintenance Data Collection System
Malfunction Display and Control System
Mission Design Databook
Middle East
Mission Dependent Equipment
Mission Dependent Experiment
Modular Display Electronics
Manipulator Development Facility
Mild Detonating Fuse
Manipulator Deployment Mechanism
Maintenance Demand Rate
Major Design Review
minimum detectable radiance
Minor Discrepancy Repair
Missing Data Report
Mission Data Reduction
Monthly Director's Review
Mission Data Requirements Document
Manufacturing Data Retrieval System
Mission Data Retrieval System
Malfunction Detection System
Management Data System
Master Development Schedule
Minimum Discernible Signal
Minimum Discernible System
Mission Development Simulator
Multi-sensor Data Synergy Advisor
morphology-dependent stimulated Raman scattering
Maintenance Demand Time
Mean Detonating Time
Measurement Descriptor Table
McDonnell Douglas Technical Services Company
Main Engine
Miscellaneous Equipment
Main Electronics Assembly
Maintenance Engineering Analysis
Material Experiment Assembly
Maintenance Engineering Analysis Request
Maintenance Engineering Change Request
Main Electronics Box
Main Engine Burnout
Main Engine Controller
Master Event Controller
Master Events Controller
Mission Events Controller
Main Engine Controller Assembly
Master Electrical Common Connector Assembly
Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd
Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited
Manual Entry Device
Mediterranean the region START
Mediterranean Planning Committee START
Mediterranean Regional Committee START
Mediterranean and Subtropical Africa
Mediterranean Basin and Sub-tropical Africa
Reseau de Recherche Regionale pour le Bassin Mediterraneen et l'Afrique Subtropicale
Mars Science Laboratory Entry, Descent, and Landing Instrument
Marine Environmental Data Service Canada
Mission Essential Equipment
Master Inspection Item
Main Engine Ignition
Main Engine Interface Unit
Master Equipment List
Master Equipment List Index
Minimum Equipment List Index
Medium Expendable Launch Vehicle
Meteoroid Exposure Module
Module Exchange Mechanism
Maximum Expected Operating Pressure
Main Engine Propellant
Main Entry Point
Mars Exploration Program
Mars Exploration Rover
Mars Exploration Rovers
Mean Effective Pressure
Minimum Entry Point
Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group
Medium Energy Proton and Electron Detector
Model for Evaluating Regional and Global Effects of GHG reduction policies
Medium-Resolution Imaging Spectrometer
Monitoring Earth's Rotation and Intercomparison of Techniques
Materials Equipment Requirement List
Mars Exploration Rovers
Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer
Meteorology and Earth Observation Satellite
Milliearth Rate Unit
Mated Elements Simulator
Mated Events Simulator
Mission Events Sequence
Miniature Electrostatic Accelerometer
Modular Equipment Storage Assembly
Master Events Sequencer Controller
Methodologies to Estimate Social
MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging
Multispectral Electronic Self-Scanning Radiometer
Master Events Timer
Mission Elapsed Time
Mission Events Timer
Operational Weather Satellite Russian Federation
Research vessel Germany
Meteorological Operational Satellite polar satellite series
Main Engine Thrust Vector
Mega Electron Volts
Mars Express
Major Function
Master Frame
Mate and Ferry
Middeck Forward
Manned Flight Awareness
Manufacturing Flow and Building Plan
Multiple Flight Computer
Multiple Flight Controller
Main Feed
Malfunction Detection
Magnetic Fusion Energy program
Mid Frequency Executive
Major Functional Group
One megaflop equals 1 million 106 floating point operations per second
Multifrequency Microwave Radiometer
Major Function Overlay
mixed-function oxidase enzyme system
Manipulator Foot Restraint
Multifunctional Review
Multifunctional Receiver
Multifilter Rotating Shadowband Radiometer
Main Fuel Valve
Middle Gimbal
Mobile Generator
Middle Gimbal Angle
Manual Gain Control
Maintenance Ground Equipment
MicroStation Foundation and Modular GIS Environment by Intergraph
Main Geophysical Observatory Russia
Mated Ground Vibration Test
Million Hectare
Multiple Headset Adapter
Manipulator Hand Controller
Multihead Disc
Material Handling Equipment
Medium High Frequency
Modified Hazard Ranking System DOE
Message Handling System electronic
Microwave Humidity Sounder
Manipulator Handset Controller
Multihundred Watt
Minority serving Institutions
Multiflex Interface Adapter
map information assembly and display system
Marine Information Advisory Service U.K.
Master Interconnect Board
Mishap Investigation Board
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
Spanish Space Agency
Material Information Control and Information System
Medium-class EXplorer
Merritt Island Launch Area
Mid-Latitude Ecosystems and Photochemical Oxidants IGAC
Military Standard Requisition and Issue Procedure
Multiple Instruction
Mission Modes and Space Analysis
multiband/multifrequency imaging microwave radiometer
multifrequency imaging microwave radiometer formerly HIMSS
Medical Information Management System
Master Interface Network
Mandatory Inspection Point
Minimum Impulse Pulse
Modification Instruction Package
Michelson interferometer for passive atmospheric sounding sounder
Merritt Island Press Site
Malfunction Investigation Report
Orbital System Russia
Mid-infrared Instrument
Microwave Remote Sensing Laboratory
Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer
Multi-angle Imaging Spectro-Radiometer
Materials International Space Station Experiment-X
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
Ministry of International Trade and Industry Japan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Establishment
Miniature Individual Transmitter Receiver Equipment
Marginal Ice Zone
Marginal Ice Zone Experiment
Midbody Jettison Control Assembly
meter-kilogram-second measurement system
meter-kilogram-second-ampere measurement system
Mission Kit Technical Instruction
Middeck Left
Mobile Launcher
Mold Line
Monochrome Lens Assembly
Multilayer Board
Maximum Likelihood Estimation
Multilayer Insulation
Multipurpose Laboratory Module
Mauna Loa Observatory Hawaii CMDL
MLO Photochemical Experiment
Mobile Launch Platform
Mobile Launcher Pedestal
Multiple Linear Regression
Microwave Limb Sounder
Major Mode
total monomeric aluminum
Mesoscale model 4 Pennsylvania State University/NCAR
Mesoscale model 5 Pennsylvania State University/NCAR
Maintenance Management and Control System
Mass Median Aerodynamic Diameter
Material Management Accounting System
Mid Motor Controller
Midbody Motor Control Assembly
Mid Motor Controller Assembly
Methane emitted from animal manure
Master Measurement and Control List
Mass Memory Data Base
Multi-Mission Earth Entry Vehicle
Martin Marietta Energy Systems
Maintenance Man-hour
Monomethyl Hydrazine
Mobile Metal Ions
Modified Mercalli Intensities
Master Measurement List
Mars Mission Operations
Micro-Meteroid Orbital Debris
Multiuse Mission Payload Support Equipment
Multiuse Mission Support Equipment
Magnetospheric MultiScale
million metric standard cubic metre per day
Multi-Mission Space Exploration Vehicle
Maximum-Minimum Temperature System
Minister of State for Research and Technology
Missions of Opportunity
Make on Arrival
Mobilisation du Bilan Hydrique
Mission Operations Computational Facilities
Mission Objectives Document
Methods Of Defeating Advanced Radar Threats
Mid-Ocean Dynamics Experiment
molecular design of chemical systems
moderate-resolution imaging spectrometer NASA/GSFC
Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectrometer-Nadir
Moderate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectrometer-Tilt
modernization of mapping techniques
Mission Operations Element
Mission Operations Manager
Manned Orbital Flight
Mars Observer Laser Altimeter
Modular Ocean Model
Modular Optoelectronic Multispectral Scanner
Mixed Oxides of Nitrogen
Monsoon Experiment
Monitoring of the Sun-Earth Environment
Meteosat Operational Programme
Mission Operations Plan
Mission Operations Planning Room
Max Rate Output Initiator
Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere
Mission Operations Planning Review
Mission Operations Planning System
Military Operations Phone System
Manufacturing operation record
modeling radiation clouds
Medical Operations Requirements Document
Mission Operations Requirements Document
Ministry of the Merchant Marine of the Soviet Union
Group of Experts Monitoring of Radioactive Substances in the Baltic Sea
Management Oversight and Risk Tree
Marine Observations Satellite
Metal Oxide on a Substrate
Marine Observations Satellite-1 Japan
Mobile Satellite Photometric Observatory
Map Overlay Statistical System by Autometrics
Ministry of Transport Canada
Main Oxidizer Valve
Management Package
Mass Properties
Measuring Point
Meteorology Panel
Mission Planner
Mod Package
Maintenance Planning and Control
Mission Planning and Analysis
Mission Planning and Analysis Division
Major Program Annual Report
Maintenance Parts Breakdown
Manual Pointing Controller
Massively Parallel Computer
Maximum Permissible Concentration
Maximum Permissible Dose
Meteorological Prediction Center
Midbody Pyro Controller
Mid Power Controller
Mid power controller assembly
Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle
Mission to Planet Earth
Mission Peculiar Experiment Support Structure
Momentary Power Failure
Multiple Point Ground
Multipoint Grounding
Mobile Payload Ground Handling Mechanism
Material and Personnel Handling Eqljipment
Max Planck Institute Germany
Mission Payload Integration
Mission Payload Integration Office
Modification Procurement Instrument Identification Number
Maintenance Parts List
Manipulation Positioning Latches
Marine Physical Laboratory
Micropulse Lidar
Minimum Power Level
Maintenance Planning
Mass Properties Management Plan
Multiuse Payload and Mission Support Equipment
Material Processing Procedure
Multipurpose Payload Support Equipment
Maintainability Problem Report
Management Program Review
Mockup Purchase Request
Main Propulsion System
Master Program Schedule
Material Processing System
Material Processing Specification
Materials Processing In Space
Megabits Per Second
Mission Profile Storage and Retrieval
Multipurpose Support Room
Multipurpose Support Team
Main Propulsion Test
Main Propulsion Test Facility
Main Propulsion Test Article
Main Propulsion Test Program
Multipurpose Tool Set
Main Propellant Valve Actuator
Master Reset
Material Review
Methane Recovery
Microwave Radiometer
Mission Report
Mixture Ratio
Measurement Requirements Committee
Measurement Requirement Change Request
Material Review Disposition
Material Review Disposition Record
Mission Requirements Document
Maximum Retarding Force
Measurement Requirements and Interface
Meteorology Research
Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer
Manipulator Retention Latches
Manipulator Retention Lock
Manipulator Retention Latch
Material Requirements List
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mission Reconfiguration Request
Mission Requirement Request
Management Review System
Multiple Real-Time Commands
Machine Steel
Margin Of Safety
mass spectrometry spectrometer
Mass Spectrometer
Master Switch
Material Specification
Mating Sequence and Control
Mission Specialist
Mission Station
Material Service Area
Minimum Surface Area
MUREP Small Activities
Materials Summary Acceptance Document
Microwave Scanning Beam Landing System
Microwave Scanning Beam Land Station
Microwave Scan Beam Landing System
Marine Sciences Council
Meteorological Satellite Center
MARS Supplemental Data
Multispectral Scanner and Data System
Maintenance Support Equipment
Medical Support Equipment
Measuring and Stimuli Equipment
Master Separation Events Controller
Manned Space Flight
Marshall Space Flight Center
Manned Space Flight Network
Manned Space Flight Program
Mission Support Group
Multispectral Image Analyzer
Measurement Stimulation Identification
Mars Science Laboratory
Mechanical System Laboratory
Mass Spectrometer Leak Detector
Manned Spacecraft Operations Building
Motion-Sensing Platform
Microwave Scanning Radiometer
Module Support Rack
Magnetospheric MultiScale
multispectral scanner Landsat
Multispectral Scanner System
Measurement Status Table
Ministry of Environment and Science
Mobile Service Tower
Module Service Tool
Microwave Sounding Unit
Master Shuttle Verification Plan
Magnetic Tape
Magneto Telluric
Master Timer
Master Tool
Maximum Torque
Mean Time
Mechanical Technician
Million Tonne
Mission Time
Mission Trajectory
Mountain Time
Mountain Climate Model
Maintenance Task Analysis
Major Test Article
Mass Thermal Analysis
Materials Testing Branch
Mean Time Between Demand
Mean Time Between Maintenance Action
Manual Traffic Control
Master Thrust Control
Master Thrust Controller
Mission and Traffic Control
Monitor And Test Control Area
million tonnes of carbon equivalent
million tonnes of coal replacement
Magnetic Tape Control Unit
Magnetic Tape Disk
Maintenance Test Equipment
Fluid Maintenance Test Equipment
Maintenance Test Equipment Module
Optical Maintenance Test Equipment
Multisystem Test Equipment
Maintenance Test Equipment Catalog
Electrical Maintenance Test Equipment
Electronic Maintenance Test Equipment
Mechanical Maintenance Test Equipment
Mississippi Test Facility
Modular Training Field Option
Monitor Table Generator Program
Monitor Table Listing Program
Maximum Total Gross Weight
Mechanical Time Keeping
Main Transfer Line
Methods Time Measurement
Magnetic Tape Operator
Master Timing Oscillator
Master Timing System
Maximum Time Out
Mission, Task, Objective
Modification Task Outline
Million Tonnes of Oil Equivalent
Master Test Plan
Mission Test Plan
Magnetic Tape Recorder
Magnetic Tape Station
Metric Time System
Microwave Temperature Sounder
Maximum Touch Temperature
Mean Time To Accomplish
Mean Time To Exchange
Mean Time To First Failure
Magnetic Tape Unit
Mobile Training Unit
Manual Thrust Vector Control
Microwave Unit
Material Usage Agreement
map unit identification data
Map Unit Interpretation Record
Manpower Utilization Report
Minority University Research and Education Project
Canadian Government Satellite
Navigation and Guidance
Nitrogen-carbon ratio
Next Assembly
Narrow Band
Normally Closed
Nose Cone
Not Critical
Numerical Control
Need Date
Normally Open
Not Provided
Nitrogen Tetroxide
Nitrogen Peroxide
Nitrous oxide nitrogen trace gas emission ratio
Nitrogen Tetroxide
nitrogen pentoxide
Next Action
North American Aerodynamic Laboratory
National Ambient Air Quality
North Atlantic Bloom Experiment
NASA Advisory Committee
National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics
North American Cooperative Network of Enhanced Measurement Sites
North American Datum of 1927
North American Datum of 1983
National Atmospheric Deposition Program EPA
North Atlantic Deep Water
Nevada Applied Ecology Group
Northern Africa START
Northern Africa Committee START
Newly Agro-Industrialized Country
National Agricultural Library
North America
National Measurement Accreditation Service
Navigation Analysis Program
National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program
Net Assimilation Rate
Non-Advocacy Review
National Atmospheric Radiation Centre AES
North Atlantic Regional Experiment IGAC
National Arctic Research Laboratory Barrow
National Archives and Records Service GSA
National Archives and Record Services
North Atlantic Regional Study Narrative Data File
National Academy of Sciences United States
North American Stratigraphic Code
NASA Communications Network
NASA Communications
National Space Development Agency of Japan
National Stream Water Quality Accounting Network
NASA Structural Analysis
Northern Australian Tropical Transect
Navigationally Derived Air Data
Navigation Parameter Common Pool
Global Positioning Satellite Communication Set
Navigation Satellite Timing and Ranging
Naval Surface Warfare Center DOD
National Water Data Exchange USGS
Narrow Band
Navigation Base
Nitrogen Base
Neutral Buoyancy Facility
Northern Biosphere Observation and Modeling Experiment
Northern Biosphere Information System
National Biomedical Research Foundation
National Botanical Research Institute
National Bureau of Standards now NIST
Neutral Buoyancy Trainer
National Committee IGBP
National Course
Nominal Correction 1
NICS Consolidated Configuration Management System
National Center for Atmospheric Research NOAA Boulder
NASA Contract Assurance Services
National Council on Air and Stream Improvement
Net change of biomass
NASA Class Code
National Climatic Center now NCDC
Nominal Corrective Combination
National Climatic Data Center
National Committee-Digital Cartographic Data Standards
NASA Climate Data System
Net carbon emission
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Nuclear Criteria Group Secretary
National Cancer Institute (National Institutes of Health)
National Cartographic Information Center
National Crop Loss Assessment Network EPA
National Critical Materials Council
National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting
NICS Configuration Management System
National Climate Program
National Climate Program Office
National Coastal Pollutant Discharge Inventory
No Calibration Required
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Nutation Control System
National Council for Science and Technology
Net Calorific Value
NASA document
National Data Buoy Center
National Data Centre
Nondairy cattle
National Digital Cartographic Data Base
Narrative Data File
non-dispersive infrared gas analyzer
Numeric Data Package
National Data Processing Division EPA
Network for Detection of Stratospheric Change
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
Office of Nuclear Energy DOE
Near Earth Asteroid
Noise Equivalent Angle
Nuclear Energy Agency OECD
North East Atlantic Palaeooceanography and Climate Change
National Environmental Board
National Research Council of Thailand
WOCE Numerical Experimentation Group
National Estuarine Inventory Data Atlas
New Exploration Licensing Policy
Near Earth Network
Near-Earth Object
Near-Earth Object Observations
Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer
Nominal Entry Point
National Environmental Policy Act 1969
National Energy Policy Plan DOE
National Environmental Research Centre
National Energy Research
NASA Explorer Schools
National Eutrophication Survey
nuclear estate with small holdings
NASA Engineering and Safety Center
National Environmental Satellite
National Environmental Satellite Service NOAA
Network Common Data Format
NASA Educational Technology S