The following list includes common abbreviations, acronyms, and phrases that appear on the S2N2 Web site.
Broker/Facilitator - Institutions representing a geographic region of the United States, which act as facilitators to connect educators, scientists, and the general public.
E/PO - Education and Public Outreach
Forums - Institutions representing a particular aspect of space science, which act as central repositories for educators, scientists and the general public.
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
S2N2 - Space Science Network Northwest. One of the seven regional Broker/Facilitators for the NASA Office of Space Science's Education and Public Outreach program.
SMD - Space Mission Directorate. A division of NASA.
Support Network - The grouping of Broker/Facilitators and Education Forums together.