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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By contrast, Sharman flew as a member of the privately funded Project Juno to the Mir space station in 1991.
Krikalev conducted a total of six space flights on board the Russian Mir space station and the ISS with their combined duration amounting to 803 days, 9 hours and 41 minutes.
Two Russian Sukol KV2 space suits will be auctioned alongside the VA, which were worn by Russian cosmonaut Alexander Kaleri on his flight to the MIR space station (1996) and British-American astronaut Michael Foale on his flight to the International Space Station, ISS (2003).
Zarya was actually designed for the successor to the Russian MIR space station. However, with the decision to have an international space station, Zarya was designated as the first component of the ISS, which would be set up jointly by the United States, Russia, Japan, Canada and the European Space Agency.
Unexpected Allies: Making peace with a former foe in a cooperative effort on Russia's Mir space station, an endeavor that paved the way for the International Space Station (ISS).
"Biofilms were rampant on the Mir space station and continue to be a challenge on the [International Space Station], but we still don't really know what role gravity plays in their growth and development," said NASA's study leader Cynthia Collins.
Vinogradov is making his seventh spacewalk; he ventured into a dark, ruptured chamber at Russia's old Mir space station in 1997 following a cargo ship collision.
NASA''s Skylab space station that went down in 1979 weighed 85 tons and Russia''s Mir space station that de-orbited in 2001 weighed about 143 tons.
and later absorbed in Hewlett-Packard Co., supplied nearly 500 computers plus software in 1995 for mission-control operations as Atlantis traveled to meet the Soviet Mir space station.
The Soviets decided to award Sofia a consolation prize, which was a trip to the Mir space station in 1988 for a Bulgarian cosmonaut.
Cosmonaut Gennadi Strekalov wore the suit, which is expected to sell for around 80,000 US dollars (pounds 49,000), during a mission to the Mir space station in 1990.
Russian cosmonaut Valery Polyakov's 438 day flight aboard the Mir space station in 1995.