SWAS

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AcronymDefinition
SWASSteering Wheel Angle Sensor (vehicles)
SWASSubmillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite
SWASService with a Smile
SWASSchool Within A School (alternative education program)
SWASStore Within A Store
SWASShenandoah WAtershed Study (Virginia)
SWASSteam and Water Analysis System
SWASSouth Western Ambulance Service (UK)
SWASSecretly We Are Straight
SWASSuper Wicked Ass Sweat
SWASSoftware Accomplishment Summary (software certification)
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Onboard will be the Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite. This small NASA spacecraft will study cool molecules and dust in the Milky Way.
The Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS) was placed in storage several years ago when its Pegasus launch vehicle ran into problems.
This week, he and his collaborators had hoped they would finally be celebrating the launch of their $60 million Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS).
Carried aloft by a Pegasus rocket, NASA's Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS) is expected to record the distribution of water, molecular oxygen, carbon, and carbon monoxide in dense molecular clouds that lie within 3,000 light-years of Earth, including those within the constellations Orion, Taurus, Ophiuchi, and Perseus.