Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronyms Definition
AEMAMMOS Element Manager
AMMOSAdvanced Multi-Mission Operations System
APLApplied Physics Laboratory John Hopkins University
ARCAmes Research Center
ATLOAssembly, Test and Launch Operations
CFICall For Ideas
CCSDSConsultative Committee for Space Data Systems
CFDPCCSDS File Delivery Protocol
CMConfiguration Management
DSNDeep Space Network
EDLEntry Descent and Landing
FFRDCFederally Funded Research and Development Center
GDSGround Data System
GDSEGround Data System Engineer
GSFCGoddard Space Flight Center
IDSInstrument Data Systems
JPLJet Propulsion Laboratory
JSCJohnson Space Center
KSCKennedy Space Center
LOELevel of Effort
MCSMission Control System
MDNMission Design and Navigation
MGSSMultimission Ground Systems and Services
MIOMission Interface Office
MOSMission Operations System
MOSEMission Operations Systems Engineer
MPSMission Planning and Sequencing
MSAMission Support Area
MSFCMarshall Space Flight Center
NAIFNavigation Ancillary Information Facility
NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
NENNear Earth Network
ORTOperational Readiness Test
PDSPlanetary Data System
PPBEPlanning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution
PSDPlanetary Science Division
PUGProject User's Group
ROIReturn on Investment
SASystem Administrator
SLAService Level Agreement
SNSpace Network
SPICESpacecraft, Planet, Instrument, C-matrix, Events
SRASoftware Release Authority
TPSThird Party Software
UARCUniversity Affiliated Research Center
VMVirtual Machine