CGMS

Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites

CISP

Committee on International Space Programs (U.S.)

CLAES

Cryogenic Limb Array Etalon Spectrometer

CNES

Centre National d'Études Spatiales (French Space Agency)

COMPLEX

Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration

COS

Cosmic Ray Satellite (Germany)

COS-B

Cosmic Ray Satellite B

COSPAR

Committee on Space Research

COSTAR

Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement (HST)

CPCG

Commercial Protein Crystal Growth Facility

CPF

Critical Point Facility

CRAF

Comet Rendezvous Asteroid Flyby

CRISTA

Cryogenic Infrared Spectrometers and Telescopes for the Atmosphere

CRRES

Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite

CSA

Canadian Space Agency

CSLM

Coarsening in Solid-Liquid Mixtures Facility


D/APP, D/SCI

Directorate of Application Programmes, Directorate of Scientific Programmes

DARA

Deutsche Agentur für Raumfahrt Angelegenheiten (German Space Agency)

DCE

Droplet Combustion Experiment

DISCO

Dual Spectral Irradiance and Solar Constant Orbiter

DLR-PT

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt-Projektträger [German Center for Air and Spaceflight Projects]

DME

Direct Measurement Explorer

DOD

Department of Defense (U.S.)

DORIS

Détermination d'Orbite et Radiopositionnement Intégré par Satellite

[Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite]

DSN

Deep Space Network

DSRI

Danish Space Research Institute


ECF

European Coordinating Facility

EGS

EOS Ground System

ELDO

European Launcher Development Organization

ELV

Expendable Launch Vehicle

ENVISAT

Environmental Satellite

EOAC

Earth Observation Advisory Committee

EO-ICWG

Earth Observation-International Coordination Working Group

EOIM

Evaluation of Oxygen Interaction with Materials

EOPP

Earth Observation Preparatory Programme

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSDIS

Earth Observing System Data and Information System

EOSAT

Earth Observing Satellite Company

EPS

European Physical Society

EROS

Earth Resource Observation Satellite

ERS

European Remote Sensing (satellite)

ERTS

Earth Resources Technology Satellite (now Landsat)

ESA

European Space Agency

ESAC

Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESA)

ESE

Earth Science Enterprise

ESF

European Science Foundation

ESO

European Southern Observatory

ESOC

European Space Operations Center



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