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NISNorton Internet Security (Symantec software)
NISNewly Independent States
NISNaval Investigative Service
NISNetwork Information Service (aka Yellow Pages)
NISNationwide Inpatient Sample
NISNetwork Information Services
NISNew Independent States
NISNetwork Information System
NISNew Israeli Shekel (currency in Israel)
NISNippon Ichi Software
NISNuova Italia Scientifica (Italian: New Scientific Italy; book)
NISNational Intelligence Service (various countries)
NISNear-Infrared Spectrometer
NISNational Immunization Survey
NISSodium Iodide Symporter
NISNational Insurance Services (Brookfield, WI)
NISNational Incidence Study (child abuse; US DHHS)
NISNational Integrity System (anti-corruption)
NISNon-Interventional Study (pharmaceutical development)
NISNorton Internet Security
NISNetwork Infrastructure Services
NISNetwork Interconnection Service
NISNetwork Information Service
NISNamo Image Slicer
NISNational Institutes of Statistics (various locations)
NISNational Indicator Set (UK)
NISNational Intelligence Survey
NISNagoya International School (est. 1964; Japan)
NISNegative Ion Source
NISNuclear Information Service (UK)
NISNational Institute of Sports (India)
NISNorwegian International School (Hong Kong)
NISNational Indoor Stadium (Beijing, China)
NISNavigation Information Service (US DoT)
NISNational Intelligence Strategy
NISNational Intelligence System (police incident code; New Zealand)
NISNormally in Stock (merchandise)
NISNot In Stock
NISNational Information System
NISNigeria Immigration Service
NISNot in Service
NISNeighborhood Improvement Services (various locations)
NISNational Information Service (various countries)
NISNational Identity Scheme (UK)
NISNorsk Internasjonalt Skipsregister (Norwegian International Ship Registery)
NISNon-Intrinsically Safe
NISNational Industry Standards (housing)
NISNew Incentive Scheme
NISNishimachi International School (Tokyo, Japan)
NISNetwork Infrastructure Solutions
NISNational Insurance System
NISNonproliferation and International Security division (US DOE)
NISNormal Metal-Insulator-Superconductor (aka Superconductor-Insulator-Normal Metal)
NISNATO Identification System
NISNon-Interactive Sequence (gaming)
NISNational Implementation Strategy
NISNational Intelligence System
NISNuclear Instrumentation System
NISNational Improvement Strategy (UK)
NISNon-Proliferation and International Security
NISNational Input Segment
NISNaval Inspection Service (US Navy)
NISNeurological Impairment Scale
NISNet Income Statement (finance)
NISNATO International Staff
NISNeighborhood Improvement Strategy
NISNational Insurance Specialists
NISNoise Information System
NISNational Integration Services (touchscreen manufacturer)
NISNew Immigrant Study
NISNetwork Integrity Services Ltd (Stockport, Cheshire, UK)
NISNational Imagery System
NISNational Interdepartmental Seminar
NISNIMA Information Service
NISNMCS (Non-Mission Capable Status) Information System (US DoD)
NISNon-Invasive Sampling
NISNestlé Investor Seminar
NISNet Interest Spreads
NISNegotiation Information System
NISNetworked Information Storage
NISNitrogen Inerting System (military aviation, fuel subsystem)
NISNonprofit Insurance Services (Hanover, PA)
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A high-resolution color camera has obtained thousands of images down to resolutions of less than 100 meters, and a visible to near-infrared spectrometer has acquired millions of spectra of the surface down to resolutions smaller than 1 kilometer.
NIRQuest from Ocean Optics the world leader in miniature photonics, is a fibre optic near-infrared spectrometer easily adaptable for cost-effective on-line process control measurements from 900-2500 nm.
A grating on the craft's near-infrared spectrometer has become stuck, and the loss of a computer memory cell briefly shut down Galileo just before the Oct.
Dawn has a high-quality camera, along with a back-up; a visible and near-infrared spectrometer that will identify minerals on the surface; and a gamma ray and neutron spectrometer that will reveal the abundance of elements such as iron and hydrogen, possibly from water, in the soil.
The decision to land on Eros came about six weeks after the craft's near-infrared spectrometer failed.
As for organic compounds, Galileo has yet to find any on Europa However, the craft's near-infrared spectrometer has detected some organic compounds on two of Europa's colder sister moons, Ganymede and Callisto.
Using a near-infrared spectrometer, which reveals the types of minerals present based on the wavelengths of light they absorb and emit, Wray and colleagues have found clear layers of clay and sulfates in Columbus crater-just what would appear if a large lake had slowly evaporated.
An 11th-hour upload of instructions commanded the onboard camera to take more than 1,100 images, and to record data from the near-infrared spectrometer and magnetometer, as NEAR passed by (at about 1 kilometer per second) at a disappointingly large distance of 4,100 km.
The European near-infrared spectrometer SIR-2, which was commissioned successfully on November 19, was also switched on and sent back housekeeping data indicating normal functionality.
Its growth and cooling were monitored by Galileo's near-infrared spectrometer (NIMS).