Acronymes et Abréviations

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A
ACA
Attitude Control Assembly
ACQ
Acquisition
AGC
Automatic Ground Control
AGS
Abort Guidance System
ALHT
Apollo Lunar Hand Tools
ALM
Alarm
ALSCC
Apollo Lunar Surface Close-Up Camera
ALSD
Apollo Lunar Surface Drill
ALHT
Apollo Lunar Hand Tools
ALHTC
Apollo Lunar Hand Tool Carrier
ALSE
Apollo Lunar Sounder Experiment
ALSEP
Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package
ALSRC
Apollo Lunar Sample Return Container (Rock Box)
ALT
Altimeter
ALIGN
Alignment or Altitude or Alternance
AM
Ammeter or Amplitude Modulation
AMP-HR
Ampere Hour
AMU
Atomic Mass Unit
ANNUN-NUM
Annunciator/Numerics
ANT
Antenne
AOS
Acquisition Of Signal or Acquisition Of Site
AOT
Alignment Optical Telescope
AP
Alpha Particle
APS
Auxiliary Propulsion System (S-IVB) or Ascent Propulsion System (LM)
AR
Relay Mode
ARIA
Apollo Range Instrumentation Aircraft
ARM
Armed
ARS
Atmosphere Revitalization System
ASA
Abort Sensor Assembly
ASAP
As Soon As Possible
ASC
Ascent
ASE
Active Seismic Experiment
ASP
Apollo Simple Penetrometer
ASR
Area Surveillance Radar
ASSY
Assembly
ATCA
Attide & Translation Control Assembly
ATT
Attitude
AUTO
Automatic
AUX
Auxiliary
AVAIL
Available
AZ
Azimuth
B
BAT or BATT
Battery
BCN
Beacon
BEF
Blunt End Forward
BIP
Pipropellant
BMAG
Body-Mounted Attitude Gyro
BP
Barber Pole
BPS
Bits Per Second or Bits Per Sample
BRA
Bag Restaint Assembly
BSLSS
Buddy Secondary Life Support System
BTH
Both
BTU
British Thermal Unit
BUSS
Biomedical Urine Sampling System
BW
Black and White
C
CAB
Cabin
CAL
Calbrate or Calibration
CALC
Calculate or Calculated
CAPCOM
Capsule Communicator, the single individual on Earth who talks directly with the crew
CB
Circuit Breaker
C-BND
C-Brand
CBL
Cable
CC
Contact Closure
CCFF
C Squared-F Squared
CCIG
Cold Cathode Ion Gauge
CM
Command Module
CSM
Command and Service Module
CDR
Commander
CDH
Constant Delta Height
CDU
Coupling Data Unit
CES
Control Electronics Section
CG
Center of Gravity
CHAR
Character
CIR
Circuit or Circuit Breaker
CIRC
Circularization
CL
Close
CLSD
Closed
CM
Command Module
CMC
Command Module Computer
CMD
Command
CMDED
Commanded
CMP
Command Module Pilot
CNTL
Control
CO2
Carbon Dioxide
COAS
Crewman Optical Alignement Sight
COMM
Communications
COMP
Compare or Component
COND
Condition, Conditioningor Conditioner
CONFIG
Configuration
CONT
Continue
COOL
Coolant
CP
Command Pilot or Control Point
CPLEE
Charged Particle Lunar Environment Experiment
CPS
Cycles Per Second
CRD
Cosmic Ray Detector
CRSFD
Crossfeed
CRT
Cathode-Ray-Tube
CRYO
Cryogenic
C/S
ALSEP Central Station
CSC
Close-up Stereo Canera or Contingency Sample Collection
CSI
Coelliptic Sequence Initiation
CSM
Command and Service Module
CSRC
Contingency Sample return Container
CSVC
Core Sample Vacuum Container
CTG
Cartridge
CTV
Color Television
CUR
Current
CWEA
Caution and Warning Electronics Assembly
CWG
Constant Wear Garment
D
DAC
Data Acquisition Camera
DAP
Digital Autopilot
DB
Direct Current
DCA
Digital Command Assembly
DECA
Descent Engine Control Assembly
DECR
Decrease
DEDA
Data Entry and Display Assembly
DEG
Degree
DESC
Descent
DET
Detent or Detector or Digital Event Timer
DF
Direction Finding
DFI
Development Flight Instrumentation
DIFF
Difference or Differential
DIG
Digital
DIR
Direct
DISCH
Discharge
DISP
Display
DIV
Diverter
DLAY
Delay
DOI
Descent Orbit Insertion
DPLAY
Deploy or Deployed
DPS
Descent Propulsion System
DR
Dead Reckoning or Descente Rate
DRT
Dome Removal Tool
DSE
Data Storage Equipment
DSEA
Data Storage Electronics Assembly
DSKY
Display and Keyboard Assembly
DSN
Deep Space Network
E
EASEP
Early Apollo Surface Experiment Package
ECA
Electrical Control Assembly
ECOM
Electronocs Communications
ECS
Encironmental Control System
ED
Explosive Device
EDS
Emergency Detection System
E-DUMP
Erasable-Memory Download from Spacecraft
ELS
Earth Landing System
EMI
Electromagnetic Interference
EMU
Extravehicular Mobility Unit
EPS
Electrical Power System
ETB
Equipment Transfer Bag
EV
Extravehicular
EVA
Extravehicular Activity
EVCS
Extravehicular Communications Systems
F
FAIL
Failure
FAM
Familiarization
FDAI
Flight Director Attitide Indicator
FDO or FDIO
Flight Dynamics Officer
FITH
Fire In The Hole
FL
Flag
FM
Frequency Modulation
FMC
Forward Motion Compensation
FOV
Field of View
FP
Flight Progress
FRAG
Fragment
FREQ
Frequency
FTT
Fuel Transfer Tool
FUS
Far-Ultraviolet Spectrometet
FWD
Forward
G
GASC
Gas Analysis Sample Container
GASTA
Gimbal Angle Sequencing Transformation Assembly
G&C
Guidance and Control
GCA
Ground Controlled Approach
GCTA
Ground-Commanded Television Assembly
GDA
Gimbal Drive Actuator
GDC
Gyro Display Coupler
GDO
Ground-Elapsed Time
GET
Ground Elapsed Time
GETI
Ground-Elapsed Time of Ignition
GKY
Glycol
GLTA
Grenade Launch Tube Assembly
GMBL
Gimbal
GMT
Greenwich Mean Time
G&N
Guidance and Navigation
GNCS
Guidance, Navigation and Control System
GND
Ground
GNP
Gaseous Nitrogen
GOX
Gaseous Oxygen
GROVER
Geological Rover
GUID
Guidance
H
H Height
HBLAD Hesselbad Camera
HBR High Bit Rate
HBW
High-Speed Black and White
HCEX
High-Speed Color Exterior
HE Helium
HEC
Hasselblad Electric Camera
HEDC
Hasselblad Electric Data Camera
HFE Heat Flow Experiment
HGA High Gain Antenna
H/H Altitude or Altitude Rate
HI High
HLD Hold
H2O Water
HSD High Speed Data
HTC Hand-Tool Carrier
HV High Voltage
HVR Hover
H/X
Heat Exchanger
I
IAU International Astronautical Union
ICS Intercommunucations System
ID Identification
IG Inner Gimbal
IGA Inner Gimbal Angle
IGN Ignition
ILS Instrument Landing System
IMC
Image Motion Compensation
IMU Inertial Measurement Unit
IN Inlet
INCO Instrumentation and Communications Officer
INCR Increase
INJ Injector
INST Instrumentation
INTEG Integrity
INVTR Inverter
IP Initial Point
IPI Integrated Position Indicator
IR
Infrared
IRIG Inertial Rate Integrating Gyro
ISA Interim Stowage Assembly
ISOL Isolation
ISR Infrared Scanning Radiometer
ISS Inertial Sensor System or Interim Stowage Shelf
IU Instrument Unit
IV Intravehicular
J
JETT Jettison
JD Jet Driver
JPL
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
K
K-bird KC-135 Aircraft
KSC
Kennedy Space Center
L
L&A Landing and Approach facility
LACE Lunar Atmospheric Composition Experiment
LAD Lunar Atmosphere Detector
LAM Landing Area Map
LAT Latitude or Lateral
LBR Low Bit Rate
LCG Liquid-Cooled Garment
LCRU Lunar Communications Relay Unit
LDD Lunar Dust Detector
LDG Landing
LEAM Lunar Ejecta And Meteorite
LEB Lower Equipement Bay
LEC Lunar Equipment Conveyor
LEVA Lunar Extravehicular Visor Assembly
LGC Lunar Module Guidance Computer
LHSSC Left-Hand Side Storage Compartment
LIM Limit or Limits
LiOH Lithium Hydroxyde
LLTV Lunar Landing Training Vehicule
LM Lunar Module
LMP LM Mission Programmer or Lunar Mudule Pilot
LMS Lunar Mass Spectrometer or Lunar Module Simulatoe
LNP Lunar Neutron Probe
LO Low
LOI Lunar Orbit Insertion
LONG Longitude
LOPC Lunar Orbit Plane Change
LOS Loss Of Signal or Loss Of Site
LPD Landing Point Designator
LPI Lunar and Planetary Institute
LPM Lunar Portable Magnetometer
LR Landing Radar
LRL Lunar Receiving Laboratory
LRRR Lunar Ranging Retro-Reflector
LRV Lunar Roving Vehicle
LSB Least Significant Bit
LSCRE Lunar Surfance Cosmic Ray Experiment
LSG Lunar Surface Gravimeter
LSM Lunar Surface Magnetometer
LSPE Lunar Seismic Profiling Experiment
LSUC Lunar Surface Ultraviolet Canera
LTC Lunar Topographic Camera
LTG Lunar Traverse Gravimeter
LV Low Voltage
LVL Level
M
MA Master Alarm
MAG Magazine
MAL Malfunction
MAN Manual Acceptance Pulse
MAX Maximum
MC Mapping Camera
MCC Mission Control Center
MCCH Mission Control Center Houston
MESA Modular Equipment Stowage Assembly
MESA Modularized Equipment Stowage Assembly (A storage area in the LM that contains science equipment)
MET Mission Elapsed Time
MFC Main Feeder Contactor
MG Middle Gimbale
MGA Middle Gimble Angle
MIN Minimum
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MPA Mortar Package Assembly
MOCR Mission Operations Control Room
M/P Mortar Pack
MPX Multiplex
MSB Most Significant Bit
MSC Manned Spacecraft Center
MSFN Manned Space Flight Network
N
N204 Nitrogen Tetroxide
N/A Not Applicable
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NAV Navigation
NB Narrow Brand
NORM Normal
NTS Navada Test Site
NM Nautical Mile
O
Oxygen
OB OnBoard
OCS Organic Control Sample
OG Outer Gimbal
OGA Outer Gimbal Angel
OPN Open
OPR Operate
OPS Oxygen Purge System
OUT Outlet or Ouput
OVR Over
OVRD Override
OX Oxidezer
P
P00 Program Zero Zero
PA Power Amplifier
PAD Pre Advisory Data
PAO Public Affairs Office
PART Partial
PCA Program Coupler Assembly
PCM Pulse Code Modulation
PCT Per Cent
PDI Powered Descent Initiation
PFS Per Cent Full Scalle
PGA Pressure Garment Assembly
PGNCS Primary Guidance, Navigation, and Control System
PGNS Primary Guidance and Navigation System
PI Principal Investigator
PIPA Pulsed Integrating Pendulous Accelerometer
PLSD Pulsed
PLSS Portable Life Support System
PM Phase Modulation
PNLS Panels
PO Power Output
POS Position
PPK Personal Preference Kits
PQMD Propellant Quantify Measuring Device
PRA Program Reader Assembly
PRD Personal Radiation Dosimeter
PRELIM Preliminary
PRESS Pressure
PRIM Primary
PRO Proceed
PROG Program
PROP Propellant or Propulsion
PSE Passive Seismic Experiment
PSIA Pounds Per Square Inch Absolute
PSID Pounds Per Square Inch Differential
PTA Pulsed Torque Assembly
PTC Passive Thermal Control
PTT Push To Talk
PVR Percent Voltage Reference
PWM Pulse Width Modulation
PWR Power
PYRO Pyrotechnic
Q
QD Quick Disconnect
QTY Quantity
QUAD Quadrand
R
RAD Radiation
RC/OC Reverse Current/Over Current
RCS Reaction Control System
RCU Remote Controle Unit
RCVR Receiver
REACQ Re-acquire
REC Recorder
RECD Received
REF

Reference

REG Regulator
REL Release
RET Retract or Return
REV Reverse
RF Radio Frequence
RFLT Reflect or Reflected
RGA Rate Gyro Assembly
RLS Radius of Landing Site
RLY Relay
RNG Range or Ranging
ROD Rate Of Descent
RS Remote Site
RSVR Resolver
RTG Radioisotopic Thermoelectric Generator
RTV Room Temperature Vulcanizing
RUPT Rupture
S
SAS

Space Thrusting Syndrome

SBT S-Band Transpoder
S/C Spacecraft
SCB Sample Collectio Bag
SE Sustems Engineer
SEB Scientific Equipement Bay
SECS Sequential Events Control System
SEF Sharp End Forward
SEL Select
SENS Sensitivity
SEP Separation
SEQ Sequence
SESC Special Environmental Sample Container
SET Seting
SHE SuperCristal Helium
SIG Signal
SIM Scientific Instrument Module
SLA Spacecraft Launch Adapter
SM Service Module
SME Soil Mechanics Experiment
S/O Shut Off
SOL Solenoid
SOV Shut Off Valve
SP Spare
SPEC Specification
SPS Service Propulsion System
SRC Sample Return Container
SRP Self-Recording Penetrometer
S/S Samples
SSC SpaceSuit Communicator
SSD Sun Shadow Device
SSR Staff Support Room
ST Static
STGE Stage
STBY Stanby
STR Strength
STRB Strobe
SUP Supply
SUSP Suspension
SVO Servo
SM Switch
SWC Solar Wind Composition Collector
SWIP Super Weight Improvement Program
SWS Solar Wind Spectrometer
SYNCH Synchronization
SYS System
T
TB TalkBack
TCA Thrust Chamber Assembly
TCP Thrust Chamber Pressure
TCU Television Control Uniy
TDS Thermal Degradiation Sample
TEI Transearch Injection
TELEMU Telemetry
TEMP Temperature
T/G Thumper/Geophone
TGE Traverse Gravimeter Experiment
THROT Throttle
TIG Time of Ignition
TJM Tower Jettison Motor
TK Tank
TLI Trans Lunar Injection
TOL Tolerance
TPI Terminal Phase Initiation
TR Transmit/Receive
TRANS Translation
TRUN Trunnion
TSB Tempory Stowage Bag
TTCA Thrust/Translation Controller Assembly
TTHR Tether
TTY Teletype
TVC Thrust Vector Control
U
UCTA Urine Colectoe and Transfer Assembly
UDMX Unsymmetrical-Dimethyhydrazyne
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UHT Universal Handling Tool
UVC Ultraviolet Camera
V
V Volt
VAC Volts Alternating Current
VAR Variable
VDC Volts Direct Current
VEL Velocity
VF Very High Frequency
VLV Valve
VOX Voice Activated Transmission
VPI Valve Position Indicator
VR Vector Ranging
VRMS Volt Root Mean Square
W
W Watt
WB WideBand
W/B Water Boiler
WILCO Will Comply
X
X Cross
XMTR Transmitter
XPNDR Transponder
Z
Z Bag Storage Bag stored at the minus Z Bulkhead