Galileo-HIC Acronymns Quick Reference

This is a quick reference guide to the sea of acronymns which can confound anyone not intimately familiar with the project at hand. Listed in alphabetical order below, are the ones that will be most often encountered in Galileo HIC related documentation and literature.


Index

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

AACS: Attitude Adjustment Control System

APID: Application Identification

AQQC: Advanced Quality, Quantity, Continuity (A DMT check on IPF data)

C

CDS: Central Data System

CHDO: Compressed Header Data Objects

D

DMT: Data Management Team (JPL)

DSN: Deep Space Network

E

EDR: Experiment Data Record

ERT: Earth Received Time

F

FHP: Final HIC Packet

G

GAB: Galileo Adapter Board

GIF: Ground Communications Interface Facility

GLLSVC: Galileo Science Vax Cluster

H

HET: High Energy Telescope (See LET E)

HIC: Heavy Ion Counter

I

IPF: Instrument Packet File

L

LET: Low Energy Telescope

LRS: Low Rate Science (associated with Galileo's old telemetry scheme)

M

MGDS: Multimission Ground Data System

MTS: Mission Telemetry Subsystem

N

NICKET: Enhanced HIC Packet

P

PDS: Planetary Data System

PICKET: Polished HIC Packet

Q

QIPF: Quick Look Instrument Packet File

QQC: Quantity, Quality, and Continuity (a data check operation performed by the DMT)

R

RHP: Raw HIC Packet

S

SCET: Space Craft Event Time

SDR: System Data Record

SCLK: Space Craft Time

SFDU: Standard Format Data Unit

SI: Subcommutation Index

SRD: Science Requirements Document

T

TIS: Telemetry Input Subsystem

V

VCDU: Virtual Channel Data Unit

W

WDPEN: Wide Penetrating (Event Type)

WDSTP: Wide Stopping (Event Type)


If there are any suggestions for additions to this glossary, please E-mail Damien Chua.

Last Revision: Wednesday 16 April, 1997

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