In the future, the Raytheon JPSS CGS will support NOAA's JPSS-1 and JPSS-2 missions, as well as the JPSS Free-Flyer mission, which will fly instruments that cannot be accommodated on JPSS satellites.
What does FF stand for?
FF stands for Free-Flyer
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We have 62 other meanings of FF in our Acronym Attic
- Frame Format
- Franc Français (French Franc)
- Frango Frito (Portuguese: fried chicken)
- Franz Ferdinand (band)
- Fraud Forum (GSM Association)
- Freak Factory
- Free Fall
- Free Flight
- Free Fluid (medicine)
- Free-Floating (Rifle Barrel)
Samples in periodicals archive:
He's a free-flyer, which means he's more artistic in his jumps and moves around whilst falling.
Just three years after its contracted date, the Australians will have a critical on-orbit capability which saved them $150 million over free-flyer options, and provided them faster access to space than a traditional government procurement program.
STS-95 will also deploy and retrieve the Spartan free-flyer payload and conduct operations with the HST Orbiting Systems Test (HOST) and International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker (IEH) payloads being carried in the payload bay.
The free-flyer portion of the docking system includes a vision-based system for autonomous navigation and an electromagnetic capture capability.
In addition to assisting his crewmates with the Spartan free-flyer spacecraft and conducting research, Senator Glenn will participate in a number of experiments that will build knowledge and understanding of the aging process and space flight.
The research would be conducted on Eureca, a free-flyer spacecraft built and first flown as a European Space Agency project, and designed, developed and now owned by Daimler-Benz.