Appendix E
Acronyms

A4O Autonomy for Operations

Al-Li aluminum-lithium

ALHAT Autonomous Landing and Hazard Avoidance Technology

ARC Ames Research Center

AR&D Automated Rendezvous and Docking

AR&DST Automated Rendezvous and Docking Sensor Technology

AVGS Advanced Video Guidance Sensor

CELSS Controlled Ecological Life Support System

CEV Crew Exploration Vehicle

CFM Cryogenic Fluid Management

CONOPS concept of operations

CSPE Colorimetric Solid Phase Extraction

DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

DTM Development Test Model

ELS Exploration Life Support

EM Engineering Model

ENose Electronic Nose

ESMD Exploration Systems Mission Directorate ETDP Exploration Technology Development Program

EVA extravehicular activity

FDR Final Design Review

FPDS Fire Prevention, Detection, and Suppression

FSP Fission Surface Power



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Appendix E Acronyms A4O Autonomy for Operations Al-Li aluminum-lithium ALHAT Autonomous Landing and Hazard Avoidance Technology ARC Ames Research Center AR&D Automated Rendezvous and Docking AR&DST Automated Rendezvous and Docking Sensor Technology AVGS Advanced Video Guidance Sensor CELSS Controlled Ecological Life Support System CEV Crew Exploration Vehicle CFM Cryogenic Fluid Management CONOPS concept of operations CSPE Colorimetric Solid Phase Extraction DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DTM Development Test Model ELS Exploration Life Support EM Engineering Model ENose Electronic Nose ESMD Exploration Systems Mission Directorate ETDP Exploration Technology Development Program EVA extravehicular activity FDR Final Design Review FPDS Fire Prevention, Detection, and Suppression FSP Fission Surface Power 

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 A CONSTRAINED SPACE EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM FY fiscal year GRC Glenn Research Center GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center HRP Human Research Program ISD Intelligent Software Design ISHM Integrated Systems Health Management ISRU In Situ Resource Utilization ISS International Space Station JIMO Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory JSC Johnson Space Center KSC Kennedy Space Center LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LaRC Langley Research Center LCROSS Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite lidar Light Detection and Ranging LLPO Lunar Lander Projects Office LOCAD Lab-on-a-Chip Application Development LOX/CH4 liquid oxygen/methane LOX/LH2 liquid oxygen/liquid hydrogen LRO Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter MER Mars Exploration Rover MSFC Marshall Space Flight Center NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NERVA Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Applications NFIR Natural Feature Image Recognition NGAVGS Next Generation Advanced Video Guidance Sensor NRC National Research Council NTO/MMH nitrogen tetroxide/monomethyl hydrazine NTP nuclear thermal propulsion NTR nuclear thermal rocket PCAD Propulsion and Cryogenics Advanced Development PCAI Power, Communications, Avionics, and Informatics PDR Preliminary Design Review PLSS Portable Life Support System R&D research and development RAT research and technology RCS reaction control system RFP request for proposal RHESE Radiation-Hardened Electronics for Space Environments

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 APPENDIX E RMAT Risk Mitigation Analysis Tool SAME Smoke and Aerosol Measurement Experiment SBIR Small Business Innovation Research SiGe silicon germanium STTR Small Business Technology Transfer TCS Thermal Control Systems TPS thermal protection system TRL technology readiness level V&V validation and verification VCAM Vehicle Cabin Atmosphere Monitor VNS Vision Navigation Sensor VPU Vegetable Production Unit VSE Vision for Space Exploration ZBOT Zero Boil Off Tank (Experiment)