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Acronyms and Abbreviations


AANM

Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium

AO

announcement of opportunity

ARISE

Advanced Radio Interferometry between Space and Earth


BHFP

Black Hole Finder Probe


CEV

Crew Exploration Vehicle


DDAA

The Decade of Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics

DOI

Department of the Interior

DOT

Department of Transportation


EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESMD

Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (NASA)

ESSP

Earth System Science Pathfinder

EXIST

Energetic X-ray Imaging Survey Telescope


FY

Fiscal Year


GIFTS

Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer

GLAST

Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope

GPM

Global Precipitation Mission


HHP

Human Health and Performance program

HST

Hubble Space Telescope


ISS

International Space Station

ITM

Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere


JAXA

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

JDEM

Joint Dark Energy Mission

JWST

James Webb Space Telescope


LISA

Laser Interferometer Space Antenna

LWS

Living With a Star program


MIDEX

Medium-class Explorer

MMS

Magnetospheric Multiscale mission

MO&DA

mission operations and data analysis



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An Assessment of Balance in NASA’s Science Programs D Acronyms and Abbreviations AANM Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium AO announcement of opportunity ARISE Advanced Radio Interferometry between Space and Earth BHFP Black Hole Finder Probe CEV Crew Exploration Vehicle DDAA The Decade of Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics DOI Department of the Interior DOT Department of Transportation EPA Environmental Protection Agency ESMD Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (NASA) ESSP Earth System Science Pathfinder EXIST Energetic X-ray Imaging Survey Telescope FY Fiscal Year GIFTS Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer GLAST Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope GPM Global Precipitation Mission HHP Human Health and Performance program HST Hubble Space Telescope ISS International Space Station ITM Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JDEM Joint Dark Energy Mission JWST James Webb Space Telescope LISA Laser Interferometer Space Antenna LWS Living With a Star program MIDEX Medium-class Explorer MMS Magnetospheric Multiscale mission MO&DA mission operations and data analysis

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An Assessment of Balance in NASA’s Science Programs NAI NASA Astrobiology Institute NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NFSS New Frontiers in the Solar System: An Integrated Exploration Strategy NGST Next Generation Space Telescope NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NPP NPOESS Preparatory Program NuSTAR Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array OBPR Office of Biological and Physical Research (NASA) OCO Orbiting Carbon Observatory OMB Office of Management and Budget OSTM Ocean Surface Topography Mission Q2C Connecting Quarks with the Cosmos: Eleven Science Questions for the New Century R&A research and analysis SAFIR Single Aperture Far Infra-Red Observatory SDO Solar Dynamics Observatory SEB The Sun to the Earth—and Beyond: A Decadal Research Strategy in Solar and Space Physics SEC Sun-Earth Connections SIM Space Interferometry Mission SMD Science Mission Directorate (NASA) SNAP SuperNova Acceleration Probe SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SOMD Space Operations Mission Directorate (NASA) SR&T Supporting Research and Technology SSE Solar System Exploration STEREO Solar-Terrestrial Relations Observatory STP Solar-Terrestrial Probe TPF Terrestrial Planet Finder TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission USGS U.S. Geological Survey WISE Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer

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