Glossary

ARM: Asteroid Retrieval Mission (http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/asteroids/initiative)
CLASS: Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Science (http://sciences.ucf.edu/class)
EPO: Education and Public Outreach
EVA: Extra-Vehicular Activity
FSI: Florida Space Institute (http://fsi.ucf.edu)
HEOMD: Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (http://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo)
KSC: Kennedy Space Center (http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy)
MSFC: Marshall Space Flight Center (http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall)
NEA: Near-Earth Asteroid
SSERVI: Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (http://sservi.nasa.gov)
SMD: Science Mission Directorate (http://science.nasa.gov)
UCF: University of Central Florida (http://www.ucf.edu)
UF: University of Florida (http://www.ufl.edu)

Meteorite: a small piece of an extraterrestrial body, such as an asteroid, that has fallen to the Earth’s surface from space.
Regolith: layer of course material and fine dust that coats the rough, rocky bodies of the Solar System.