ESD electrostatic discharge
EVA extravehicular activity
EVOLVE 2-dimensional Evolutionary Debris Model
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FCC Federal Communications Commission
GEO geosynchronous/geostationary Earth orbit
GPM Global Precipitation Measurement (mission)
GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center
HAX Haystack Auxiliary
HITF Hypervelocity Impact Technology Facility
HPLA high power large aperture radar
HRMP Harvard Radio Meteor Project
HST Hubble Space Telescope
HVIT Hypervelocity Impact Technology
IADC Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee
IAF International Astronautical Federation
IDP interplanetary dust particle
IFM Interplanetary Flux Model
ISS International Space Station
ITAR International Traffic in Arms Regulations
JSC Johnson Space Center
JSpOC Joint Space Operations Center
KSC Kennedy Space Center
LARC Langley Research Center
LDEF Long Duration Exposure Facility
LEGEND LEO-to-GEO Environment Debris model
LEO low Earth orbit
LMT Liquid Mirror Telescope
LSC UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee of Committee on the Peaceful Purposes of Space
LSP Launch Services Program
MCAT Meter-Class Autonomous Telescope
MCSurv Manned Spacecraft and Crew Survivability
MEM Meteoroid Environment Model
MEO Meteoroid Environment Office
MMOD meteoroid and orbital debris
MODEST Michigan Orbital Debris Survey Telescope
MSCSurv Manned Spacecraft and Crew Survivability code
MSFC Marshall Space Flight Center
NaK sodium potassium
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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