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NASA Acronyms and their meanings - R Acronyms. Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization - Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit.
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NASA Acronyms and their meanings - R Acronyms. Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization - Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit.

Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronymsNASA Acronyms and their meanings - R Acronyms. Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization - Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit. stand for. About Space and Astronomy presents the Guide to NASA Acronyms. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization and Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit, you'll find them here. This page lists acronyms starting with R. For others, click on the appropriate letter above or below.

[R]

R: Rankine
R: Rear
R: Receive
R: Range Rate
R: Roentgen
R: Replace
R: Resistance
R: Yaw Rankine Rate
R: Roll
R: Gas Constant
R: Radius
R: Range
R: Rehydratable
R: Regulate
R: Ratio
R: Right
R: Reliability
R: Redundant
R LEO: Request Liaison Engineering Order
R LSS: Regenerative Life Support System
R BAR: Radius Vector Axis
R DOT: "Range Rate to Target, Opening, Closing"
R ETS: Reconfiguration Electrical Test Stand
R ETS: Reconfigurable Electrical Test Stand
R IMP: Minimum Range to Avoid Plum Impingement
R&CC: Recorder and Communication Control
R&D: Research and Development
R&DO: Research and Development Operations (MSFC)
R&OA: Reliability and Quality Assurance
R&P: Reserve and Process
R&PM: Research and Program Management
R&R: Remove and Replace
R&R: Rendezvous and Recovery
R&Z: Range and Zero
R-T: Resistance Test
R/A: Radar Altimeter
R/C: Remote Control
R/C: Rate of Climb
R/C: Radio Command
R/D: Rate of Descent
R/E: Reentry
R/I: Receiving Inspection
R/L: Rate/Limited
R/L: Remote/Local
R/O: Rollout
R/S: Redundant Set
R/S: Range Safety
R/T: Receiver/Transmitter
R/T: Real Time
R/W: Runway
R/W: Read/Write
RA: Right Ascension
RA: Right Aft
RA: Range Area
RA: Radar Altimeter (R/A preferred)
RA: Radar altimeter
RAAB: Remote Amplifier and Adoption Box
RAAB: Remote Application and Advisory Box
RAAB: Remote amplifier acquisition and advisory box
RAC: ReliabilitY Action Center
RACS: "Rotation Axis Coordin,,te System"
RACS: Remote Automatic Calibration System
RACU: Remote Acquisition and Command Unit
RAD: Radar
RAD: Radian
RAD: Roentgen Absorbed Dosage
RAD: Radius
RAD: Radiation Dosage
RADAR: Radio Detecting and Ranging
RADCC: Radiation Control Center
RAE: Radio Astronomy Explorer
RAF: Requirements Analysis Form
RAG: Reusable Agenda
RAHF: Research Animal Holding Facility
RAI: Rofl Attitude Indicator
RAI: Radar Altimeter Indicator
RAL: ResPonsibiiitV Aslignment List
RALPH: Reduction and Acquisition of Lunar Pulse Heights
RALT: Radar Altimeter
RAM: Random Access Memory
RAM: Responsibility Assignment Matrix
RAM: Research and Applications Module
RAM: Radar Absorption Material
RAM: Random-access memory
RAMA: Recap and Movement Authorization
RANC: Radar Absorption Noise and Clutter
RANN: Research Applied to National Needs
RAPCON: Radar Approach and Control
RAPS: Right AFT Propulsion System
RAS: Requirements Allocation Sheet
RATCC: Radar Air Traffic Control Center
RAU: Remote Acquisition Unit
RAU: Remote acquisition unit
RAUIS: Remote Acquisition Unit Interconnecting Station
RAX: Remote Access Terminal
RAX: Remote Access Computing System
RB: Radar Beacon
RBA: Radar Beacon Antenna
RBC: Red Blood Cells
RBC: Rotating Beam Ceilometer
RBDE: Radar Bright Display Equipment
RBE: Radiation Biological Effectiveness
RBK: Right Bank
RBL: Right Buttock Line
RBMT: Retrospective BibliographieS on Magnetic Tape
RBN: Radio Beacon
RC: Reverse Current
RC: Recurring Cost
RC: Rotation Control
RC: Resistance-Capacitance
RC: Range Command
RC: Rate Command
RC: Recovery Controller
RCA: Remote Control Amplifier
RCA: Radio Corporation of America (SATCOM)
RCAG: Remote Center Air-Ground
RCAG: Remote Control Air-Ground
RCB: Remote Circuit Breaker
RCC: RoLigh Combustion Cutoff
RCC: Reusable Carbon-Carbon
RCC: Reinforced Carbon-Carbon
RCC: Range Control Center
RCC: Range Commanders Council (DOD)
RCC: Reinforced carbon-carbon
RCCA: Rough Combustion Cutoff Assembly
RCCB: Remote Control Circuit Breaker
RCCP: Recorder and Communications Control Panel
RCD: Record
RCDP: Record Parallel
RCDR: Recorder
RCHCS: Regenerable CO and Humidity Contro SYstem
RCN: Requirements Change Notice
RCP: Right Circular Polarization
RCP: Radiation Constraints Panel
RCP: Right Circular Polarizer
RCPT: Receipt
RCPT: Receptacle
RCR: Retrofit Configuration Record
RCS: Reaction Control System (Subsystem)
RCS: Reaction control system
RCSC: Reaction Control subsystem Controller
RCU: Remote Control Unit
RCV: Receive
RCVR: Receiver
RCVS: Remote Control Video Switch
RCVY: Recovery
RCY: Remaining CYcles
RCY: Recovery
RD: Round
RD: Requirements Document
RD: Radiation Detection
RD: Reference Designator
RD/SB: Rudder Speed Brake
RDA: Remote Data Access
RDA: Resident Data Area
RDC: Request for Document Change
RDC: Reference Designator Code
RDCS: Reconfiguration Data Collection SYstem
RDD: Requirements Definition Document
RDF: Resource Data File
RDF: Radio Direction Finder
RDM: Real-Time Data Manager
RDMTR: Radiometer
RDOC: Reference Designation Overflow Code
RDOUT: Readout
RDP: Requirements Data Plan
RDP: Requirements Development Plan
RDP: Receiver and Data Processor
RDR: Rudder
RDR: Raw Data Recorder
RDS: Rocketdyne Digital Simulator
RDT&E: "Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation"
RDTR: Radiator
RDW: Return Data Words
RDW: Response Data Word
RDX: Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine
RDY: Ready
RE: Responsible Engineer
RE&T: Research Engineering and Test
REAC: Reactant
REACQ: Reacquisition
REC: Record (RCD preferred)
REC: Receive
RECERT: Recertification
RECHG: Recharge
RECIP: Reci procate
RECOG: Recognition
RECON: Remote Console
RECONFIG: Reconfiguration
RECONN: Reconnaisance
RECOV: Recovery
RECP: Request for Engineering Change Proposal
RECP: Receptacle
RECRC: Recirculate
RECS: Representative Shuttle Environmental Control System
RECT: "Rectifier, Rectify"
RECV: Receive
RECVR: Receiver
RED: Reduction
REDUN: Redundancy
REF: "Refurbish, Refurbishment"
REF: Reference
REFRIG: Refrigerate
REFURB: Refurbish
REG: "Regulator, Regulate"
REG: Register
REGEN: Regenerate
REI: Range from Entry Interface (400 K)
REI-N4: REI-N4011ite cation
REIL: Runway End Identification Lights
REINF: Reinforce
REINIT: Reinitialize
REJ: Reject
REL: Relative
REM: Release Engine Module
REM: Release Escape Mechanism
REM: Release Engine Mechanism
REM: Release-Engage Mechanism
REN RAD: Rendezvous Radar
REND: Rendezvous
REO: Require
REO: Request
REOD: Required
REPL: Replace
REPR: Repressurization
REPRO: Reproduction
REQN4TS: Requirements (RQN4TS preferred)
RES: Reservoir
RES: Reserve
RESID: Residual
RESIS: Resistance
RESP: Responsibility
RESVR: Reservoir
RET: Retract
RETEN: Retention
RETRO: Retrofire
RETRO: Retrofire Officer
RETRO: Retro Controller (NASA)
RETRV: Retrieve
REV: Revision
REV: Revolution
REV: Review
REV: Reverse
RF: Communications Support
RF: Radio Frequency
RF: Right Forward
RF: Radio frequency
RF-TK: Radio Frequency Tracking
RFA: RF Authorization (Frequency)
RFA: Request for Action
RFB: Request for Bid
RFB: Ready for Baseline
RFC: Request for Change Revolution
RFC: Request for Change
RFC: Radio Frequency Charts
RFCP: Request for Computer Program
RFD: Requirements Formulation Document
RFE: Request for Estimate
RFEI: Request for Engineering Information
RFI: Remote Facility Inquiry
RFI: Request for Information
RFI: Remote File Inquiry
RFI: Radio Frequency Interference
RFL: Reflect
RFO: Request for Order
RFP: Requirements and Formulation Phase
RFP: Request for Proposal
RFPA: Request for Proposal Authorization
RFQ: Request for Quotation
RFT: Ready for Training
RFW: Request for Waiver (Deviation)
RG: Radio Guide
RG: Rate Gyro
RGA: Rate Gyro Assembly
RGA: Rate gyro assembly
RGAL: Rate Gyro Assembly-Left SRB
RGAO: Rate Gyro Assembly-Orbiter
RGAR: Rate Gyro Assembly-Right SRB
RGM: Redundant Gyro Monitor
RGP: Rate Gyro Package
RGRMA: Rate Gyro Redundancy Management Algorithm
RH: Relative Humidity
RH: Right Hand
RHC: Rotation Hand Controller
RHC: Right Hand Circular
RHC: Rotational hand controller
RHCM: Relative Humidity Control/Monitor
RHCP: Right Hand Circular Polarization (Polarized)
RHEB: Right Hand Equipment Bay
RHEO: Rheostat
RHFEB: Right Hand Forward EquiPment Bay
RHL: Residual Hazards List
RHM: Relative Humidity Monitor
RHP: Right Hand Panel
RHS: Right Hand Side
RHS: Rocketdyne Hybrid Simulator
RHSC: Right Hand Side Console
RHT: Radiant Heat Temperature
RHU: Radioisotope Heater Unit
RHW: Router Header Word
RIB: Recoverable Item Breakdown
RIB: Right Inboard
RIC: Rockwell International Corporation
RIC: Resistance Inductance and Capacitance
RICC: Remote Intercomputer Communications Interface
RID: Review Item DisPosition
RIDI: Receiving Inspection Detail Instruction
RIE: Right Inboard Elevon
RIF: Relative Importance Factor
RIG: Rate Integration Gyro
RIGI: Receiving Inspection General Instruction
RIL: Reparable ltemlist
RIL: Repairable Item List
RIL: Recoverable Item(s) List(s)
RIPS: Radar Impact Prediction System
RIR: Reportable Item Report
RIS: Reporting Identification Symbols
RISKAC: Risk Acceptance
RIT: Request for Interface Tool
RIU: Remote Interface Unit
RIV: Recirculation Isolation Valve
RJ/EC: Reaction Jet/Engine Control
RJC: Reaction Jet Control
RJD: Reaction Jet Device
RJD: Reaction Jet Driver
RJD: Reaction jet driver
RJDA: Reaction Jet Driver Aft
RJDF: Reaction Jet Driver Forward
RJEC: Reaction Jet Engine Control
RJOD: Reaction Jet OMS Driver
RK: Recharge
RL: Return link
RLA: Repair Level Analysis
RLA: Repair Line Agreement
RLC: Remote Load Controller
RLF: Relief
RLG: Ring Laser Gyro
RLT: Return Line Tether
RLY: Relay
RM: Right Mid
RM: Reference Mission
RM: Rendezvous Maneuver
RM: Remote Manipulator
RM: Rescue Module
RM: Redundancy Management
RM: Redundancy management
RM/MS&c: Control
RM/MS&c: "Redundancy Management/Moding, Sequencing, and"
RMA: Renote Manipulator Arm
RMC: Redundancy Management Control
RMF: RCS Module Forward
RMG: Right Main Gear
RMRS: Repeatable Maintenance and Recall System
RMS: Radian Means per Second
RMS: Redundancy Management System
RMS: Remote ManiPulator System (SubsYstem)
RMS: Random Motion Simulator
RMS: Root-Mean-Square
RMS: Remote manipulator system
RMSVp: Remote ManiPulator SubsYstem Verification Plan
RMT: Remote
RMi: Radio Magnetic Indicator
RN: Reynolds Number
RNDZ: Rendezvous
RNG: Range
RNG RT: Range Rate
RO: Readout
RO: Recovery Operations
RO: Receive Only
RO: Radar Operator
ROB: Right Outboard
ROC: Record Of Comments
ROC: Request of Change
ROD: Remote Operated Door(s)
ROLL: Roll Angle
ROM: Rough Order of Magnitude
ROM: Read-Only Memory
ROS: Regulated Oxygen SYstem
ROS: "Rosman, North Carolina (STDN Site)"
ROS: Removable Overhead Structure
ROS: Regulated Oxygen Supply
ROT: "Rotate, Rotation"
ROT: Remaining Operating Time
ROTI: Recording Optical Tracking Instrument
ROUT: Rollout
RP: Relative Pressure
RP: Rocket Propellant
RP: Repair Period
RPA: Request for Procurement Action (Authorization)
RPA: Record and Playback Assembly
RPC: Remote Power Controller
RPC: Remote power controller
RPE: Reliability Project Engineer
RPIE: Real Property Installed Equipment
RPL: Rated Power Level
RPL: Rated power level
RPLC: Replace
RPM: Revolutions per Minute
RPO: Radiation Protection Officer
RPOC: Remote Payload Operations Center
RPP: Reinforced Pyrolytic Plastic
RPS: Record and Playback System (Subsystem)
RPS: Revolutions per Second
RPSF: "Rotation, Processing and Surge Facility"
RPT: Rudder Pedal Transducer
RPT: Resident Provisioning Team
RPTA: Rudder Pedal Transducer Assembly
RPTA: Rudder pedal transducer assembly
RPV: Remotely Piloted Vehicle
RQ: Respiratory Quotient
RQMT: Requirement
RQMTS: Requirements
RR: Respiration Rate
RR: Requirements Review
RR: Rendezvous Radar
RR: Range Rate
RREA: Rendezvous Radar Electronics Assembly
RREU: Rendezvous Radar Electronics Unit
RRI: Rendezvous Radar Indicator
RRL: Rudder Reference Line
RRP: Rudder Reference Plane
RRT: Rendezvous Radar Transducer
RRT: Rendezvous Radar Transponder
RS: Rawinsonde
RS: Redundancy Status
RS: Redundant Set
RS: Right Side
RS: Remote Station
RS: Refurbishment Spare
RS: Redundant set (computers)
RS&H: "Reynolds, Smith, & Hills, Inc."
RS&S: "Receiving, Shipping, and Storage"
RSA: Reference Satellite A
RSB: Rudder Speed Brake
RSC: Range Safety Control/Command
RSCIE: Remote Station Communication Interface Equipment
RSD: Requirements and Specifications Document
RSDP: Remote Site Data Processor
RSF: Receiving-Safing Facility
RSF: Refurbishment and Subassembly Facilities
RSF: Refurbishment and Subassembly Facility (KSC)
RSI: Reusable Surface Insulation
RSL: Resource Support List
RSLV: Resolve
RSM: Resume
RSMM: Redundant System Monitor Model
RSO: Radiological Safety Office
RSO: Range Safety Officer
RSP: Rendezvous Station Panel
RSPL: Recommended Spare Parts List
RSS: Root Sum Square
RSS: Range Safety Switch
RSS: Range Safety System
RSS: Reactants Supply System
RSS: Rib Structure Station
RSS: Rotating Service Structure
RSS: Range safety system
RSS: Rotating service structure
RSSPO: Resident Space Shuttle Project Office (Officer)
RST: Recessed Selectromatic Terminal
RSTRT: Restart
RSU: Remote Service Unit
RSVR: Reservoir
RSYS: Responsible System
RT: Receiver-Transmitter
RT: Right
RT: Reference Trajectory
RT: Real Time (R/T preferred)
RT: Rate
RT: Range-to-Target
RTA: Real-Time Accumulator
RTAC: Research and Technology Advisory Committee
RTB: Resistance Temperature Bulb
RTC: Real-Time Clock
RTC: Room Temperature Cure
RTC: Real-Time Computer
RTC: Real-Time Command
RTC: Real-time command
RTCC: Real-Time Command Controller
RTCC: Real-Time Computer Command (UPlink)
RTCC: Real-Time Computer Complex
RTCC: Real-Time Computer Center (NASA)
RTCE: Rotation/Translation Control Electronics
RTCL: Reticle
RTCP: Real-Time Communications Processor
RTCS: Real-Time Computer System
RTD: Real-Time Display
RTD: Rate Damping
RTD: Resistance Temperature Device
RTE: Responsible Test Engineer
RTG: Radi0isotope Thermal Generation
RTG: Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator
RTG: Range (Slant) to Ground
RTG: Radioisotope thermoelectric generator
RTHC: Rotation-Translation Hand Controller
RTHS: Real-Time Hybrid System
RTIF: Real-Time Interface
RTLS: Return to Launch Site
RTLS: Return to launch site
RTN: Return
RTO: Responsible Test Organization
RTOP: Research and Technology Objectives and Plans
RTR: Rotor
RTS: Remote Tracking Station
RTS: Real-Time Supply
RTSF: Real-Time Simulation Facility
RTTV: Real-Time Television
RTU: Renote Terminal Unit
RTV: Room-Temperature Vulcanized
RTV: Room-temperature vulcanizing
RU: Remote Unit
RUD: Rudder
RUPT: Rupture
RUPT: Interrupt
RUT: Resource Utilization Time
RV: Relief Valve
RV: Reentry Vehicle
RV: Retrieval Vessel
RV: Recovery Vehicle
RV: Recirculation Valve
RV: Recovery Vessel
RVCF: Remote Vehicle Checkout Facility
RVDT: Rotary Variable Differential Transducer
RVDT: Rotary Variable Differential Transformer
RVN: Requirements Verification Network
RVR: Runway Visible (or Visual) Range
RVS: Reverse
RW: Response Word
RWD: Right Wing Down
RWM: Read/Write Memory
RYD: Real Year Dollars
RZ: Return-to-Zero
Ra: Radium
Ri: Rockwell International

NASA Acronyms and their meanings - R Acronyms. Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization - Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit.For more NASA acronyms, select a letter below or at the top of the page to continue with the About Astronomy and Space Guide to NASA Acronyms.

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NASA Acronyms and their meanings - R Acronyms. Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization - Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit.
[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]
NASA Acronyms and their meanings - R Acronyms. Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization - Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit.
NASA Acronyms and their meanings - R Acronyms. Did you ever wonder what those strange conglomerations of letters meant? Here's your chance to find out what those NASA acronyms stand for. From Request Liaison Engineering Order to Request for Proposal Authorization - Radar Impact Prediction System to Remote Unit.
   

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