FY fiscal year

GRC Glenn Research Center

GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center

HRP Human Research Program

ISD Intelligent Software Design

ISHM Integrated Systems Health Management

ISRU In Situ Resource Utilization

ISS International Space Station

JIMO Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter

JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JSC Johnson Space Center

KSC Kennedy Space Center

LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory

LaRC Langley Research Center

LCROSS Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite

lidar Light Detection and Ranging

LLPO Lunar Lander Projects Office

LOCAD Lab-on-a-Chip Application Development

LOX/CH4 liquid oxygen/methane

LOX/LH2 liquid oxygen/liquid hydrogen

LRO Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

MER Mars Exploration Rover

MSFC Marshall Space Flight Center

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NERVA Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Applications

NFIR Natural Feature Image Recognition

NGAVGS Next Generation Advanced Video Guidance Sensor

NRC National Research Council

NTO/MMH nitrogen tetroxide/monomethyl hydrazine

NTP nuclear thermal propulsion

NTR nuclear thermal rocket

PCAD Propulsion and Cryogenics Advanced Development

PCAI Power, Communications, Avionics, and Informatics

PDR Preliminary Design Review

PLSS Portable Life Support System

R&D research and development

RAT research and technology

RCS reaction control system

RFP request for proposal

RHESE Radiation-Hardened Electronics for Space Environments



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