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Acronyms

AAAC Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee

ACE Advanced Composition Explorer (spacecraft)

ADEPT Advanced Dark Energy Physics Telescope

AFRI

AIRS Atmospheric Infrared Sounder

AMS Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

AO announcement of opportunity

BEPAC Beyond Einstein Program Assessment Committee

CDR climate data record

CEES Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences (under OSTP)

CINDI Coupled Ion-Neutral Dynamics Investigation

CNES Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (French National Space Agency)

C/NOFS Communication/Navigation Outage Forecasting System

DESTINY mission concept for the NASA-DOE Joint Dark Energy Mission (JDEM)

DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

DOC Department of Commerce

DOD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

DSN Deep Space Network

EMI electromagnetic interference

EOS Earth Observing System

ERTS-1 Earth Resources Technology Satellite; renamed Landsat 1

ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus; an instrument on Landsat 7

EUMETSAT European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites



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D Acronyms AAAC Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee ACE Advanced Composition Explorer (spacecraft) ADEPT Advanced Dark Energy Physics Telescope AFRI AIRS Atmospheric Infrared Sounder AMS Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer AO announcement of opportunity BEPAC Beyond Einstein Program Assessment Committee CDR climate data record CEES Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences (under OSTP) CINDI Coupled Ion-Neutral Dynamics Investigation CNES Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (French National Space Agency) C/NOFS Communication/Navigation Outage Forecasting System DESTINY mission concept for the NASA-DOE Joint Dark Energy Mission (JDEM) DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DOC Department of Commerce DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DSN Deep Space Network EMI electromagnetic interference EOS Earth Observing System ERTS-1 Earth Resources Technology Satellite; renamed Landsat 1 ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus; an instrument on Landsat 7 EUMETSAT European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites 56

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57 APPENDIX D Fermi Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope; formerly known as GLAST FOC full operating capability GAO Government Accountability Office GLAST Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope; now Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite GOESS Global Earth Observation System of Systems GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center HEPAP High Energy Physics Advisory Panel ICR initial confirmation review ICRR initial confirmation readiness review IPO integrated program office ISOC Instrument Science Operations Center ISS International Space Station ISWG Interim Science Working Group Jason series of Earth observation satellites for oceanic measurements; also known as OSTM, the Ocean Surface Topography Mission JDEM Joint Dark Energy Mission JHU Johns Hopkins University JOG Joint Oversight Group JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory L1 Earth-Sun Lagrangian Point 1; a gravitationally stable point approximately 1.5 million km from Earth in the direction of the Sun Landsat series of Earth-imaging satellites LAT Large Area Telescope; main instrument of the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory LDCM Landsat Data Continuity Mission LISA Laser Interferometer Space Antenna LV launch vehicle Mir decommissioned Russian space station MODIS Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer MOU memorandum of understanding NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration Nimbus Series of satellites for meteorological research and development NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NPP NPOESS Preparatory Project NPR NASA Procedural Requirement NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSF National Science Foundation NSTC National Science and Technology Council OFCM Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology

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58 ASSESSMENT OF IMPEDIMENTS TO INTERAGENCY COLLABORATION ON SPACE AND EARTH SCIENCE MISSIONS OMB Office of Management and Budget OSIP Operational Satellite Improvement Program OSTM Ocean Surface Topography Mission OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PDD Presidential Decision Directive PDD/NSTC-2 Convergence of NPOESS PDD/NSTC-3 Landsat Remote Sensing Strategy PDR preliminary design review PI principal investigator POES Polar Operational Environmental Satellite QuikSCAT Quick Scatterometer; Earth-observing satellite measuring wind data over oceans RADARSAT-1 Canadian Earth-observation satellite equipped with synthetic aperture radar RF radio frequency SACHS Southern Area Consortium of Human Services SAGENAP Scientific Assessment Group for Experiments in Non-Accelerator Physics SDT Science Definition Team SeaWiFS Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-View Sensor; instrument on OrbView-2 (aka SeaStar) SLAC Stanford Linear Accelerator Center; renamed SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory SLC Stanford Linear Collider SNAP Supernovae Acceleration Probe SPIRES Stanford Physics Information Retrieval System SRR systems requirements review STP Space Test Program TIROS Television Infrared Observation Satellite TOPEX/Poseidon Joint NASA/CNES ocean surface topography mapping mission; succeeded by Jason-1 and Jason-2/OSTM TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission USAF United States Air Force USGCRP United States Global Change Research Program USGS United States Geological Survey UTD University of Texas at Dallas WFIRST Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope WMAP Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe