Acronyms and Abbreviations

CCDS

centers for the commercial development of space

CELSS

controlled environmental life support systems

CSI

controls/structures interaction

ERTD

engineering research and technology development

EVA

extravehicular activity

LDEF

long duration exposure facility

FDIR

fault detection, isolation, and recovery

GPS

Global Positioning System

ISPR

international standard payload rack

ISS

International Space Station

IVA

intravehicular activity

LEO

low Earth orbit

Mbps

megabits/second

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NRC

National Research Council

O&M

operations and maintenance

OSAT

Office of Space Access and Technology

OTA

Office of Technology Assessment

SBIR

Small Business Innovative Research

SSTAC

Space Systems and Technology Advisory Committee

TDRSS

tracking and data relay satellite system

V&V

verification and validation



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