Appendix G

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AO

announcement of opportunity

ASCA

Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics

AXAF

Advanced X-ray Astronomy Facility (renamed Chandra X-ray Observatory)

BBXRT

Broadband X-ray Telescope

BCS

Bragg crystal spectrometer

CCD

charge-coupled device

CDAW

coordinated data analysis workshop

CGRO

Compton Gamma Ray Observatory

CISP

Committee on International Space Programs

COSPAR

Committee on Space Research

DSN

Deep Space Network

DUC

data use coordinator

ELV

Expendable Launch Vehicle

EML

Equatorial Magnetosphere Laboratory

EPIC

energetic particle and ion composition

ESA

European Space Agency

ESF

European Science Foundation

ESSC

European Space Science Committee

GIS

gas imaging spectrometer

GSFC

Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)

GTL

Geomagnetic Tail Laboratory

HEASARC

Geomagnetic Tail Laboratory

HEP

high-energy particle

HESSI

High-Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager

HXT

hard X-ray telescope

IACG

Inter-Agency Consultative Group (for space science)

IPL

Interplanetary Physics Laboratory

ISAS

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan)

ISTP

International Solar-Terrestrial Physics (program)

JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)

JSC

Science Council of Japan

KSC

Kagoshima Space Center (Japan)

LAC

large-area proportional counter

LEP

low-energy plasma analyzer

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MITI

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Japan)

MOU

memorandum of understanding

MSFC

Marshall Space Flight Center

MSSL

Mullard Space Science Laboratory (United Kingdom)

NAOJ

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)

NASCOM

NASA Communications

NASDA

National Aeronautics and Space Development Agency (Japan)

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)

NOAA

National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)

NRC

National Research Council

NRL

Naval Research Laboratory (United States)



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U.S.-EUROPEAN-JAPANESE WORKSHOP ON SPACE COOPERATION: SUMMARY REPORT Appendix G Acronyms and Abbreviations AO announcement of opportunity ASCA Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics AXAF Advanced X-ray Astronomy Facility (renamed Chandra X-ray Observatory) BBXRT Broadband X-ray Telescope BCS Bragg crystal spectrometer CCD charge-coupled device CDAW coordinated data analysis workshop CGRO Compton Gamma Ray Observatory CISP Committee on International Space Programs COSPAR Committee on Space Research DSN Deep Space Network DUC data use coordinator ELV Expendable Launch Vehicle EML Equatorial Magnetosphere Laboratory EPIC energetic particle and ion composition ESA European Space Agency ESF European Science Foundation ESSC European Space Science Committee GIS gas imaging spectrometer GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center (United States) GTL Geomagnetic Tail Laboratory HEASARC Geomagnetic Tail Laboratory HEP high-energy particle HESSI High-Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager HXT hard X-ray telescope IACG Inter-Agency Consultative Group (for space science) IPL Interplanetary Physics Laboratory ISAS Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan) ISTP International Solar-Terrestrial Physics (program) JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA) JSC Science Council of Japan KSC Kagoshima Space Center (Japan) LAC large-area proportional counter LEP low-energy plasma analyzer MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MITI Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Japan) MOU memorandum of understanding MSFC Marshall Space Flight Center MSSL Mullard Space Science Laboratory (United Kingdom) NAOJ National Astronomical Observatory of Japan NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States) NASCOM NASA Communications NASDA National Aeronautics and Space Development Agency (Japan) NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States) NOAA National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States) NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory (United States)

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U.S.-EUROPEAN-JAPANESE WORKSHOP ON SPACE COOPERATION: SUMMARY REPORT NSSDC NASA's Space Science Data Center OPEN Origin of Plasmas in the Earth's Neighborhood PI principal investigator PPARC Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (United Kingdom) PPL Polar Plasma Laboratory PV performance verification RAL Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (United Kingdom) ROSAT Roentgen Satellite SAC Space Activities Commission (Japan) SCOSTEP Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics SERC Science and Engineering Research Council (United Kingdom) SIS solid-state imaging spectrometer SMM Solar Maximum Mission SOHO Solar and Heliospheric Observatory SR&T supporting research and technology SRC Space Research Committee (Japan) SSB Space Studies Board (United States) SSOC Sagamihara Spacecraft Operation Center (Japan) STS Space Transportation System SWG science working group SXO Spectroscopic X-Ray Observatory SXT soft X-ray telescope TRACE Transition Region and Coronal Explorer WBS wideband spectrometer WG working group XRT X-ray telescope