Acronyms


COMBO

computation of misses between orbits


DOD

U.S. Department of Defense


EMU

extravehicular activity mobility unit

EVA

extravehicular activity


ISCL

inhibited shaped charge launcher

ISS

International Space Station


LEO

low Earth orbit


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration


ORDEM96

Orbital Debris Environment Model for Spacecraft Design and Observations in Low Earth Orbit


Pc

probability of collision


RCC

reinforced carbon-carbon composite

RMS

remote manipulator system


SSN

Space Surveillance Network


TPS

thermal protection system


USSPACECOM

United States Space Command



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