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gawk - Is the GNU implemention of AWK.
GCM - Refers to a Ground Control Message.
GCMR - Refers to a Ground Control Message Request.
GenSAA - Refers to a Generic Spacecraft Analyst Assistant.
GEO, GEOs, or GEOS - Refer to Geostationary Earth Orbit Satellites.
Geo-center - Is the center of the Earth.
gif or GIF - Is the Graphics Interchange Format.
Giga - Refers to billion or billions.
Giovanni Domenico Cassini - He was the first known observer of Saturn's four moons and discovered the gap in Saturn's rings now known as the Cassini division.
GIS - Refers to Geographic Information System or Geographic Information Systems.
GIS also refers to Global Information System or Global Information Systems.
GMT or G.M.T. - Is Greenwich Mean Time.
GN - Is a Ground Network.
GOES - Refers to a Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite.
GOSIP - Refers to the Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile.
Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile - Is a subset of OSI standards idiomatic to U.S. Government management. GOSIP was developed to increase compatability in areas where OSI standards are compliacted or unclear.
GPF - Is a General Protection Fault. This is a very serious error found in some Windows® software. It has potential to cause dataloss, program crashes and resource corruption.
GPS - Refers to a Global Positioning Satellite or Global Positioning System.
GRAMS™ - Is the Global Risk Analysis and Management System. See RAMS®.
Ground Track or ground-track - Refers to the imaginary line drawn on the Earth's surface by the sub-satellite points of the satellite's orbit.
GSFC - Is the Goddard Space Flight Center.
GTAS - Refers to a Generic Trend Analysis System.
GUI - Refers to Graphic User Interface or Graphical User Interface. This interface uses symbols, images or icons rather than text.
GUID or GUIDs - Refer to Globally Unique Identifiers.
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