GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment

GLOBE

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (program)

GRO

Gamma Ray Observatory

GSRP

Graduate Student Research Program (NASA)


HEDS

human exploration and development of space

HRTEM

high-resolution transmission electron miscroscopy

HSCT

high-speed civil transport

HST

Hubble Space Telescope


IRTF

Infrared Telescope Facility

ISEE

International Sun-Earth Explorer

ISS

International Space Station


JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory


LACIE

Large Area Crop Inventory Experiment

Landsat

land remote-sensing satellite

LPX

lunar and planetary exploration

LS

life science


MGS

microgravity science

MIDEX

Medium Explorer

MO&DA

Mission operations and data analysis

MR

magnetic resonance

MURED

Minority University Research and Education Division (NASA)


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Protection

NEAR

Near-Earth Asteroid Rendezvous

NICMOS

Near Infrared Camera and Multi-object Spectrometer

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRA

NASA research announcement

NRC

National Research Council

NSCAT

NASA Scatterometer

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSIPP

NASA Seasonal to Interannual Prediction Project


OES

Office of Earth Science (NASA)

OLMSA

Office of Life and Microgravity Science and Applications (NASA)

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OMTPE

Office of Mission to Planet Earth (NASA)

OSAT

Office of Space Access and Technology (NASA)

OSF

Office of Space Flight (NASA)

OSS

Office of Space Science (NASA)


P&A

physics and astronomy

PAH

polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

PI

principal investigator

PIDDP

Planetary Instrument Definition and Development Program


R&A

research and analysis

R&DA

research and data analysis



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