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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