SP-4308 SPACEFLIGHT REVOLUTION

 

[441-445] Abbreviations

 

AAS

American Astronomical Society

ABL

Allegheny Ballistics Laboratory

ABMA

Army Ballistic Missile Agency

AC

alternating current

ACD

Analysis and Computation Division

ACLOPS

Agena-Class Lunar Orbiter Project

AFB

air force base

AGARD

Advisory Group for Aeronautical Research and Development

AIAA

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics

AMIS

Advanced Man in Space

AORL

Apollo Orbital Research Laboratory

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

AT&T

American Telephone and Telegraph

ATOPS

Advanced Transport Operating System

AVRO

A.V. Roe Aircraft Corporation

BellComm

Bell Communications

CAN

Nike-Cajun

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency

CM

command module

CNN

Cable News Network

comsat

communication satellite

ComSatCorp

Communications Satellite Corporation

DAN

Nike Deacon

DC

direct current

DOD

Department of Defense

EDT

eastern daylight time

EOR

earth-orbit rendezvous

ESRO

European Space Research Organization

F

Fahrenheit

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FRC

Flight Research Center

FY

fiscal year

G.E.

General Electric

Heos

Highly Eccentric Orbiting Satellite

HRE

hypersonic research engine

IAF

International Astronautical Federation

IAS

Institute of Aeronautical Sciences

IAU

International Astronomical Union

ICASE

Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering

ICBM

intercontinental ballistic missile

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

IGY

International Geophysical Year

ILSS

Integrative Life Support System

Intelsat

International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium

IPAD

Integrated Program for Aerospace-Vehicle Design

IRD

Instrument Research Division

JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

K

kelvin

LCF

Langley Central Files

LEM

lunar excursion module

LHA

Langley Historical Archives

LITE

Lidar In-Space Technology

LOLA

Lunar Orbit and Letdown Approach Simulator

LOPO

Lunar Orbiter Project Office

LOR

lunar-orbit rendezvous

LORL

Large Orbiting Research Laboratory

LRC

Langley Research Center

LTV

Ling-Temco-Vought

MALLAR

Manned Lunar Landing and Return

MALLIR

Manned Lunar Landing Involving Rendezvous

MHD

magnetohydrodynamics

MISS

Man-In-Space-Soonest Project

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MOL

Manned Orbiting Laboratory

MORAD

Manned Orbital Rendezvous and Docking

MORL

Manned Orbiting Research Laboratory

MPD

magnetoplasmadynamics

MSC

Manned Spacecraft Center

MSFC

Marshall Space Flight Center

MTSS

Military Test Space Station

MWDP

Mutual Weapons Defense Program

NACA

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA HQ

NASA headquarters

NASA HQA

NASA Headquarters Archives

NASA NP

NASA Publication

NASA RP

NASA Reference Publication

NASA SP

NASA Special Publication

NASA TN

NASA Technical Note

NASA TR

NASA Technical Report

NASP

National Aero Space Plane

NASTRAN

NASA Structural Analysis

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NHFRF

National Hypersonic Flight Research Facility

NOSS

National Orbiting Space Station

NRL

Naval Research Laboratory

NTF

National Transonic Facility

OART

Office of Advanced Research and Technology

OHC

Oral History Collection

OSSA

Office of Space Sciences Applications

Pageos

Passive Geodetic Earth-Orbiting Satellite

Parasev

Paraglider Research Vehicle

PARD

Pilotless Aircraft Research Division

PC

personal computer

PCC

Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

PSAC

President's Science Advisory Committee

R&D

research and development

RA

Research Authorization

RAM

Radio Attenuation Measurements

RAP

Research Airplane Project

RCA

Radio Corporation of America

rpm

revolutions per minute

RRA

Resident Research Associate

Saint

Satellite Interceptor project

SCAT

Supersonic Commercial Air Transport

SDI

Space Defense Initiative

SEPC

Space Exploration Program Council

SETI

Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

SM

service module

SMD

Space Mechanics Division

SNAP

Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power

SST

supersonic transport

STG

Space Task Group

STL

Space Technologies Laboratories

STS

Space Transportation System

TAGIU

Tracking and Ground Instrumentation Unit

TCVA

Terminal Configured Vehicle and Avionics

Texas A&M

Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University

TRW

Thompson-Ramo Wooldridge

TWGEP

Technical Working Group for Electric Propulsion

UHF

ultra-high frequency

USNC/IGY

U.S. National Committee/International Geophysical Year

VDT

Variable Density Tunnel

V/STOL

vertical and short takeoff and landing

VHF

very high frequency

WS-110A

Weapons System-110A


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