Appendix C
Acronyms Used in Figures and Tables


AHST

Advanced Human Support Technology

AMS

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

APM

Attached Pressurized Module


BTF

Biotechnology Facility


CAM

Centrifuge Accommodation Module

CSA

Canadian Space Agency


EP

EXPRESS Pallet

ER

EXPRESS Rack

ESA

European Space Agency


FCF

Fluids and Combustion Facility


HHR

Habitat Holding Rack

HRF

Human Research Facility


INC

Increment

ISLSWG

International Space Life Sciences Working Group

ISS

International Space Station


JEM/PM

Japanese Experiment Module/Pressurized Module

JEM/EF

Japanese Experiment Module/Exposed Facility


LSG

Life Sciences Glovebox

LTMPF

Low-Temperature Microgravity Physics Facility


MELFI

Minus-Eighty-Degree Life Sciences Freezer

MLE

Mid-deck Locker Equivalent

MSG

Microgravity Sciences Glovebox

MSRF

Materials Science Research Facility


NASDA

Japanese Space Agency


SAGE

Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment

STBD S3/S4

Starboard Truss Segment S3/S4


USL

U.S. Lab


WORF

Window Observational Facility


XCF

X-ray Crystallography Diffraction System



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Readiness Issues Related to Research in the Biological and Physical Sciences on the International Space Station Appendix C Acronyms Used in Figures and Tables AHST Advanced Human Support Technology AMS Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer APM Attached Pressurized Module BTF Biotechnology Facility CAM Centrifuge Accommodation Module CSA Canadian Space Agency EP EXPRESS Pallet ER EXPRESS Rack ESA European Space Agency FCF Fluids and Combustion Facility HHR Habitat Holding Rack HRF Human Research Facility INC Increment ISLSWG International Space Life Sciences Working Group ISS International Space Station JEM/PM Japanese Experiment Module/Pressurized Module JEM/EF Japanese Experiment Module/Exposed Facility LSG Life Sciences Glovebox LTMPF Low-Temperature Microgravity Physics Facility MELFI Minus-Eighty-Degree Life Sciences Freezer MLE Mid-deck Locker Equivalent MSG Microgravity Sciences Glovebox MSRF Materials Science Research Facility NASDA Japanese Space Agency SAGE Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment STBD S3/S4 Starboard Truss Segment S3/S4 USL U.S. Lab WORF Window Observational Facility XCF X-ray Crystallography Diffraction System