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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACE Advanced Composition Explorer

ACRIMSAT Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Satellite

ACTS Advanced Communications Technology Satellite

AFE Aeroassist Flight Experiment

AIM Aeronomy of Ice in Mesosphere

AO announcement of opportunity

ASRM Advanced Solid Rocket Motor

ATP Alternate Turbopumps

AXAF Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility

CADRe Cost Analysis Data Requirement (NASA)

CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation

CDR critical design review

CGRO Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory

CINDI Coupled Ion Neutral Dynamics

CLOUDSAT Cloud Satellite

CNES Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales

CONTOUR Comet Nucleus Tour

DOD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

DS Deep Space

EO Earth Observing

EOS Earth Observing System

ESA European Space Agency

EUVE Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer

FAST Fast Auroral Snapshot



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D Acronyms and Abbreviations ACE Advanced Composition Explorer ACRIMSAT Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Satellite ACTS Advanced Communications Technology Satellite AFE Aeroassist Flight Experiment AIM Aeronomy of Ice in Mesosphere AO announcement of opportunity ASRM Advanced Solid Rocket Motor ATP Alternate Turbopumps AXAF Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility CADRe Cost Analysis Data Requirement (NASA) CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation CDR critical design review CGRO Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory CINDI Coupled Ion Neutral Dynamics CLOUDSAT Cloud Satellite CNES Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales CONTOUR Comet Nucleus Tour DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DS Deep Space EO Earth Observing EOS Earth Observing System ESA European Space Agency EUVE Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer FAST Fast Auroral Snapshot 

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 APPENDIX D FTS Flight Telerobotic Servicer FUSE Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer GALEX Galaxy Evolution Explorer GAO Government Accountability Office GLAST Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center HESSI High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (also referred to as RHESSI) HETE High Energy Transient Explorer HST Hubble Space Telescope IBEX Interstellar Boundary Explorer ICESAT Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite IMAGE Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration ISS International Space Station JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory JWST James Webb Space Telescope KPD key decision point LCROSS Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite LRO Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter MAP Microwave Anisotropy Probe MCO Mars Climate Orbiter MER Mars Exploration Rover MESSENGER Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging MGS Mars Global Surveyor MMS Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission MPL Mars Polar Lander MRO Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter MSL Mars Science Laboratory NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEAR Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NPD NASA Policy Directive NPR NASA Procedural Requirements NRC National Research Council NSCAT NASA Scatterometer OCO Orbiting Carbon Observatory OMB Office of Management and Budget OMV Orbital Maneuvering Vehicle OSTM Ocean Surface Topography Mission

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 CONTROLLING COST GROWTH OF NASA EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE MISSIONS PDR preliminary design review PI principal investigator RHESSI Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager SIRTF Space Infrared Telescope Facility (now known as the Spitzer Space Telescope) SMD Science Mission Directorate SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SORCE Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment SRB Standing Review Board STEREO Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory SWAS Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite TDRS Tracking and Data Relay Satellite THEMIS Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms TIMED Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics TOPEX Ocean Topography Experiment TRACE Transition Region and Coronal Explorer TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission TSS Tethered Satellite System TWINS Two Wide-angle Imaging Neutral-atom Spectrometers USAF U.S. Air Force WBS work breakdown structure WIRE Wide-Field Infrared Explorer WISE Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer XTE X-Ray Timing Explorer