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NASA Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of NASA Acronyms

  • A/L — Air Lock
  • AAFE — Aeroassist Flight Experiment
  • ABCL — As Built Configuration List
  • ABHRS — As Built Hardware Reporting System
  • AC — Alternating Current
  • AC — Comptroller Office
  • ACES — Acoustic Containerless Experiment System
  • ACIP — Assembly Configuration And Integration Panel
  • ACR — Active Cavity Radiometer
  • ACRBC — Acceptance
  • ACRC — Assured Crew Return Capability – Now ACRV
  • ACRIM — Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor
  • ACRV — Assured Crew Return Vehicle
  • ACTS — (TOS) Advanced Communications Technology Satellite
  • AD — Aperture Door
  • ADC — Affiliated Data Center
  • ADEOS — Advanced Earth Observing Mission
  • ADP — Acceptance Data Package
  • ADP — Automated Data Processing
  • ADPS — Acceptance Data Package System
  • ADSF — Advanced Directional Solidification Furnace
  • AEG — AEG Telefunken
  • AEPI — Atmospheric Emissions Photo Imaging
  • AES — Atmospheric Exchange System
  • AESE — Airborne Electrical Support Equipment
  • AFB — Air Force Base
  • AFD — Aft Flight Deck
  • AFE — American Flight Echocardiograph
  • AFP — Air Force Program
  • AFR — Air Force Regulation
  • AFSCF — Air Force Satellite Control Facility
  • AFTA — Aft Frame Tilt Actuator
  • AFTE — Autogenic Feedback Training Experiment
  • AGOSS — Automated Ground Operations Scheduling System
  • AHU — Air Handling Unit
  • AI — Artificial Intelligence
  • AIRS — Atmospheric Infrared Sounder
  • AIT — Aeritalia
  • ALAE — Atmospheric Lyman Alpha Experiment
  • ALC — Augmented Landing Site
  • ALERT — Acute Launch Emergency Reliability Tip
  • ALRUTS — Automated Line Replaceable Unit Tracking System
  • ALS — Advanced Launch System
  • ALT — Altimeter
  • AMF — Astronaut Memorial Foundation
  • AMSU — Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
  • ANSI — American National Standard Institute
  • AO — Assembly Order
  • AOA — Abort Once Around
  • APC — Adaptive Payload Carrier
  • APCS — Automated Project Control System – ARTEMIS
  • APID — Applications Process Identification
  • APS — Acquisition Processor Subsystem
  • ARC — Aggregation Of Red Cells
  • ARC — Ames Research Center
  • ARS — Archive And Retrieval Subsystem (PPCU)
  • ARTEMIS — Project Management Software System – Metier Product
  • ARTS — Automated Resource Tracking System – ARTEMIS
  • ASCII — American Standard Code For Information Interchange
  • ASE — Airborne Support Equipment
  • ASP — Attitude Sensor Package
  • ASRS — Automated Support Requirements System
  • ASSY — Assembly
  • AST — Astro Star Tracker
  • ASTER — Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission And Reflection Radiometer
  • ASTG — Aerospace Test Group
  • ATC — Absolute Time Command
  • ATCS — Active Thermal Control System
  • ATE — Automated Test Equipment
  • ATLAS — Atmospheric Laboratory For Applications And Science
  • ATMOS — Atmospheric Trace Molecule Spectroscopy
  • ATP — Accelerated Training Program
  • ATP — Acceptace Test Procedure
  • AWAD — Assembly Work Authorization Document
  • B — Bit
  • B&P — Budgetary And Planning
  • B&W — Black And White
  • B-1 — DIV B-1 Division (Rockwell)
  • B/A — Bank Angle
  • B/A — Barometric Altimeter
  • B/A — Buffer Amplifier
  • B/C — Bench Check
  • B/L — Baseline
  • B/O — Booster Orbiter
  • B/O — Breakout
  • B/O — Burnout
  • B/SC — Brake Skid Control
  • B/SEC — Bits Per Second
  • B/SMPL — Bits Per Sample
  • B/U — Backup
  • B/V — Bleed Valve
  • B/W — Black And White
  • BA — Bank Angle
  • BA — Breathing Air
  • BAC — Boeing Aircraft Company
  • BAC — Booster Assembly Contractor
  • BAC — Buffer Access Card
  • BACS — Body Axis Coordinate System
  • BAI — Barometric Altitude Indicator
  • BAIR — Breathing Air

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