MIR

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MIR

Abbreviation for:
masseter inhibitory reflex
massive intestinal resection
minimum infection rate
multiple inversion recovery
multiple isomorphous replacement (see there)
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Padalka completed his first space flight in 1999 as commander of the Soyuz TM-28 mission to the Mir space station.
Lucid traveled aboard Atlantis on STS-76 in March 1996 to the Russian Mir space station.
In 1997, while the Mir Space Station spun around Earth, astronaut Mike Foale peered at a sealed growth chamber.
The space shots are complimented by photographs of earth taken by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Usachev from the Mir space station.
A petulant, disaffected college dropout stranded in a seemingly meaningless suburban life, her mood was scarcely improved when she was killed by a Mir space station lavatory seat and was recruited to guide other recently passed souls into the Great - or Mediocre, or Horrific, take your pick - Beyond.
Russia launches the first component of the Mir space station.
People in Fiji were treated to a brief but dramatic sound-and-light show as the Mir space station plunged to Earth on Friday, the Australian Broadcasting Corp.
THE dying Mir space station went out in a blaze of glory, with one of the most spectacular light shows ever.
RUSSIA'S Mir space station is due to plunge into the South Pacific tomorrow after 15 drama-filled years orbiting the Earth.
The descent and destruction of the Mir space station in the Pacific region has created extra work for air traffic controllers (ATCs) in Australia and New Zealand.
That big bit of metal that's lying in my back garden - so that's where the MIR space station got to.
Russian space chief Yuri Koptev has warned that "We must not allow the MIR space station to fry out of control MIR could be a danger to the whore world.