CADRE CubeSat Investigating Atmospheric Density Response to Extreme Driving
CAREER Faculty Early Career Development
CASSIOPE Cascade, Small Satellite, and Ionospheric Polar Explorer
CATE cost and technical evaluation
CAWSES Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System
CCD charge-coupled device
CCE Charge Composition Explorer
CCMC Community Coordinated Modeling Center
CDC Concept Design Center
CEDAR Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions
CHAMP Challenging Mini-Satellite Payload
CINDI Coupled Ion Neutral Dynamic Investigation
CINEMA CubeSat for Ions, Neutrals, Electrons, Magnetic Fields
CIR corotating interaction region
CISM Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling
CME coronal mass ejection
CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
C/No carrier signal-to-noise strength
C/NOFS Communications/Navigation Outage Forecasting System
COBE Cosmic Background Explorer
CoBRA Complexity Based Risk Assessment
COSMIC Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate
COSMO Coronal Solar Magnetism Observatory
COTS commercial off-the-shelf
CPU central processing unit
CRRES Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite
CSSWE Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment
DASI distributed array of small instruments
DC direct current
DICE Dynamic Ionosphere Cubesat Experiment
DLR German Aerospace Center
DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellites Program
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DRIVE Diversify, Realize, Integrate, Venture, Educate
DSCOVR Deep Space Climate Observatory
DYNAMIC Dynamical Neutral Atmosphere-Ionosphere Coupling (mission)
EASCO Earth-Affecting Solar Causes Observatory
ECT Energetic Particle, Composition, and Thermal Plasma Suite
EIA equatorial ionization anomaly
EISCAT European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association
ELaNa Educational Launch of Nanosatellites
ENA energetic neutral atom
ENASI Energetic Neutral Atom Spectroscopic Imager

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