Glossario

Ho organizzato qui alcuni termini e sigle utilizzate frequentemente nei post.

A

ACE : Acceptance Checkout Equipment
AGS : Abort Guidance System
ALHT : Apollo Lunar Hand Tools
ALFMED : Apollo Light Flash Experiment
ALSEP : Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package
AOCC : Aircraft Operations Control Center
AOS : Acquisition Of Signal
AOT : Alignment Optical Telescope
APS : Auxiliary Propulsion System
APS : Ascent Propulsion System
ARIA : Apollo Range Instrumented Aircraft
ASTP : Apollo Soyuz Test Project
AFS : Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

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B

BCP : Boost Protective Cover

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C

CAPCOM : Capsule Communicator
CDDT (o CDT) : Countdown Demonstration Test
CDR : Commander
CM : Command Module
CMP : Command Module Pilot
COI : Contingency Orbit Insertion
CSM : Command and Service Module
CWG : Constant Wear Garment

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D

DAP : Digital AutoPilot
DPS : Descent Propulsion System
DSN : Deep Space Network
DOI : Descent Orbit Insertion
DSKY : DiSplay KeYboard

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E

EASEP : Early Apollo Scientific Experiment Package
ECS : Environmental Control System
EECOM : Electrical, Environmental, and Communications
ELM : Extended Lunar Module
ELS : Earth Landing System
EMS : Entry Monitor System
EMU : Extravehicular Mobility Unit
EOR : Earth Orbit Rendezvous
EPS : Electrical Power Subsystem
EVA : Extra Vehicular Activity
EVCS : Extra Vehicular Communication System

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F

FDAI : Flight Director Attitude Indicator
FIDO : Flight Dynamics Officer
FRT : Free Return Trajectory

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G

GDC : Gyro Display Coupler
GNC : Guidance Navigation Control

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I

IAW : Interpretive Address Word
IIW : Instruction Interpretative Word
IMU : Inertial Measurement Unit
ITMG : Integrated Thermal Micrometeroid Garment
IU : Instrument Unit
IVCL : Intravehicular Cover Layer

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K

KSC : Kennedy Space Center

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L

LC : Launch Complex
LCC : Launch Control Center
LCG : Liquid Cooled Garment
LEB : Lower Equipment Bay
LEM : Lunar Excursion Module
LEO : Low Earth Orbit
LES : Launch Escape System
LH2 : Liquid Hydrogen
LLRV : Lunar Landing Research Vehicle
LLTV : Lunar Landing Training Vehicles
LM : Lunar Module
LMP : Lunar Module Pilot
LOL Memory : Little Old Lady Memory
LOI : Lunar Orbit Insertion
LOR : Lunar Orbit Rendezvous
LOS : Loss Of Signal
LOX : Liquid Oxygen
LPD : Landing Point Designator
LRV : Lunar Rover Vehicle
LUT : Launch Umbilical Tower
LVDC : Launch Vehicle Digital Computer
LVDA : Launch Vehicle Data Adaper

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M

MESA : Modularized Equipment Stowage Assembly
MET : Mission Elapsed Time
MET : Modularized Equipment Transporter
MLP : Mobile Launch Platform
MOCR : Mission Operations Control Room
MPAC : Multipurpose Accumulator
MSFN : Manned Space Flight Network
MSS : Mobile Support Structure

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N

NASA : National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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O

OMSF : Office of Manned Space Flight
OPS : Oxygen Purge System
ORDEAL : Orbital Rate Display Earth And Lunar

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P

PAD : Pre-Advisory Data
PAO : Public Affair Officer
PFS : Particle and Field Satellite
PGNCS : Primary Guidance, Navigation and Control System
PTC : Passive Thermal Control
PLSS : Portable Life Support System

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R

RCS : Reaction Control System
REFSMMAT : Reference To Stable Member Matrix
RP-1 : Rocket Propellant ovvero Refined Petroleum (Kerosene super-raffinato)

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S

SCE : Signal Conditioning Equipment
SECS :Sequential Events Control System
S-IB : Saturn IB launch vehicle
S-IVB : Saturn IV-B launch vehicle
SIM : Scientific Instrument Module
SLA : Spacecraft Lunar Adapter
SLC : Space Launch Complex
SM : Service Module
SPS : Service Propulsion System (il motore principale del CSM)
STS : Space Transportation System (lo Shuttle)

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T

TD&E : Transposition, Docking and Extraction
TIG : Time of Ignition
TLC : Translunar Coasting
TLI : Trans Lunar Injection
TEI : Trans Earth Injection
TPS : Thermal Protection System
TSLA : Torso Limb Suit Assembly
TTHC : Thrust / Translational Controller Assembly

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V

VAB : Vehicle Assembly Building
VAC : Vector Accumulator

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