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    HOAC

    Historians of American Communism

    In English

    HOME

    Hawaii Ocean-Mixing Experiment

    In English

    HOPE

    Help Ohio Public Education

    In English

    HPAIR

    Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations

    In English

    HPM
    Harvard Project Manager

    The abbreviation HPM (Harvard Project Manager) includes the abbreviation PM (Project Manager).

    In English

    HSD

    Hamilton Standard Division

    In English

    HST

    Hubble Space Telescope

    In English

    HSTF
    Hypergolic System Test Facility

    The abbreviation HSTF (Hypergolic System Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    HTR
    Harvard Theological Review

    = HThR | Harvard Theological Review | In English

    In English

    HTS
    Hawaii Tracking Station

    The abbreviation HTS (Hawaii Tracking Station) includes the abbreviation TS (Tracking Station).

    In English

    HTSI

    Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc.

    In English

    HThR
    Harvard Theological Review

    = HTR, HThR (see above)

    In English

    HU

    Howard University

    In English

    HarAR

    Harvard College Observatory Annual Report

    In English

    HawRe

    University of Hawaii Reprints

    In English

    ICAP

    Idaho Child Abuse Prevention

    In English

    ICAS

    Institute for Corean-American Studies (https://www.icasinc.org/)

    In English

    ICC

    Internet Chess Club (https://www.chessclub.com/)

    In English

    ICG

    International Cinematographers Guild (https://www.icg600.com/)

    In English

    ICOADS

    International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (https://icoads.noaa.gov/)

    In English

    IDEC

    Irvine Disaster Emergency Communications

    In English

    IEKAS

    Information Exchange for Korean-American Scholars

    In English

    IESNA

    Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

    In English

    IGAAC

    Internet Guide for Asian American Cybernauts

    In English

    IHME

    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (https://www.healthdata.org/)

    In English

    IIPA

    International Intellectual Property Alliance (https://iipa.org/)

    In English

    IIPA

    Intelligence Identities Protection Act

    In English

    IMBA

    Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association

    In English

    IMCHC

    Illinois Maternal & Child Health Coalition

    In English

    INSCOM

    United States Army Intelligence and Security Command

    In English

    INTF
    Interim National Test Facility

    The abbreviation INTF (Interim National Test Facility) includes abbreviations NTF (National Test Facility) and TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    IOT

    Indiana Office of Technology (https://www.in.gov/iot/)

    In English

    IPTA

    Intractable Pain Treatment Act

    In English

    IRWA

    Iowa Rural Water Association (https://www.iowaruralwater.org/)

    In English

    ISAMS

    Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder

    In English

    ISVMA

    Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association (https://www.isvma.org/)

    In English

    ITAA

    Information Technology Association of America (www.itaa.org)

    In English

    IUENN

    IUE NASA Newsletter

    In English

    IUMJ

    Indiana University Mathematics Journal

    In English

    IUSCT

    Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

    In English

    IVMA

    Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (https://invma.org/)

    In English

    IllOB

    Bulletin of the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Illinois

    In English

    JAAVSO
    Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Observers

    The abbreviation JAAVSO (Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Observers) includes abbreviations AAVSO (American Association of Variable Star Observers) and AVSO (Association of Variable Star Observers).

    In English

    JACS

    Journal of American Ceramic Society

    In English

    JAChS

    American Chemical Society Journal

    In English

    JAHMP

    Japan-Hawaii Monitoring Program

    In English

    JAMA

    Journal of the American Medical Association (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama)

    In English

    JAMS

    Journal of the American Mathematical Society

    In English

    JANNAF

    Joint Army, Navy, NASA, Air Force

    In English

    JAOS

    (The) Journal of the American Oriental Society

    In English

    JARCE

    Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt

    In English

    JASCE

    Journal of the American Society of Civil Engineers

    In English

    JASIS

    Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

    In English

    JAWRA

    Journal of the American Water Resources Association

    In English

    JGH
    Jefferson General Hospital

    The abbreviation JGH (Jefferson General Hospital) is included in the abbreviation EJGH (East Jefferson General Hospital).

    In English

    JHU

    Johns Hopkins University (https://www.jhu.edu/)

    In English

    JILA

    Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (https://jila.colorado.edu/)

    In English

    JOSA

    Journal of the Optical Society of America

    In English

    JSA

    Junior State of America (www.jsa.org)

    In English

    JSC

    Johnson Space Center

    In English

    JSCM

    Johnson Space Center Manual

    In English

    JSLWG

    Joint Spacelab Working Group

    In English

    JSTPS
    Joint Strategic Targeting Planning Staff

    The Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff (JSTPS) has produced the principal war plan of the United States, the Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP), together with its target list, the National Strategic Target List (NSTL). The JSTPS was responsible for determining the targets for U.S. nuclear weapons and the priority in which they should be engaged in the event of a general nuclear war.

    In English

    JWasA

    Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences

    In English

    KAF

    Korean-American Forum

    In English

    KAM

    Kansas Association of Mappers (https://www.kansasmappers.org/)

    In English

    KASTN

    Korean-American Science and Technology News

    In English

    KCAA

    Kansas County Appraisers’ Association (https://www.kscaa.net/)

    In English

    KCVMA

    Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association

    In English

    KHB

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Handbook

    In English

    KIE

    Kennedy Institute of Ethics (http://kennedyinstitute.georgetown.edu)

    In English

    KIMS

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Inventory Management System

    In English

    KOM

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Organizational Manual

    In English

    KSC
    Kennedy Space Center

    The abbreviation KSC (Kennedy Space Center) is included in the abbreviation KSCAP (Kennedy Space Center Area Permit).

    In English

    KSCAP
    Kennedy Space Center Area Permit

    The abbreviation KSCAP (Kennedy Space Center Area Permit) includes the abbreviation KSC (Kennedy Space Center).

    In English

    KSLM

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Spacelab Plan/Requirement

    In English

    KSLN

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Spacelab Notice

    In English

    KSLPS

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Spacelab Project Specification

    In English

    KSM

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Shuttle Management Document

    In English

    KSPN

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Shuttle Project Notice

    In English

    KSPS

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Shuttle Project Specification

    In English

    KSSS

    KSC (Kennedy Space Center) Shuttle Project Station Set Specification

    In English

    KTF
    Kauai Test Facility

    The abbreviation KTF (Kauai Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    KVMA

    Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (https://ksvma.org/)

    In English

    L3D

    Center for Lifelong Learning and Design (http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/)

    In English

    LA

    Los Angeles

    In many languages

    LAACARC

    Los Angeles Area Council of Amateur Radio Clubs

    In English

    LAC

    Lockheed Aircraft Corporation

    In English

    LACB

    Landing Aids Control Building

    In English

    LACDCS

    Los Angeles County Disaster Communications Service

    In English

    LACE

    Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

    In English

    LAGEOS

    LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (https://lageos.cddis.eosdis.nasa.gov/)

    In English

    LAUSDARA

    Los Angeles Unified School District Amateur Radio Association

    In English

    LBACT

    Laguna Beach Auxiliary Communications Team

    In English

    LCMS

    The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (www.lcms.org)

    In English

    LEC

    Lockheed Electronics Company

    In English

    LETF
    Launch Equipment Test Facility

    The abbreviation LETF (Launch Equipment Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    LIH

    Ligue Internationale de Hockey

    In French

    LKV

    Lake County Airport

    In English

    LMSC

    Lockheed Missiles and Space Corporation

    In English

    LOB
    Launch Operations Building

    The abbreviation LOB (Launch Operations Building) includes the abbreviation LO (Launch Operations).

    In English

    LOCB
    Launch Operations Control Building

    The abbreviation LOCB (Launch Operations Control Building) includes the abbreviation LO (Launch Operations).

    In English

    LSB

    Launch Support Building

    In English

    LSOC

    Lockheed Space Operations Company

    In English

    LUPWT

    Langley Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel

    In English

    LaRC

    (NASA) Langley Research Center (www.larc.nasa.gov)

    In English

    LeRC

    Lewis Research Center

    In English

    MAA

    Medieval Academy of America (www.medievalacademy.org)

    In English

    MAA

    Mathematical Association of America (www.maa.org)

    In English

    MAAG

    Military Assistance Advisory Group

    In English

    MAAO

    Maryland Association of Assessing Officers

    In English

    MAAO

    Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers (https://maao.org/)

    In English

    MAB

    Missile Assembly Building

    In English

    MABA

    Maine Antiquarian Booksellers Association (www.mainebooksellers.org)

    In English

    MAIF

    Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund

    In English

    MAUTx

    University of Texas Monographs in Astronomy

    In English

    MAVMA

    Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (https://www.massvet.org/)

    In English

    MC

    Montgomery College

    In English

    MCAA

    Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs

    In English

    MCEER

    Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (http://mceer.buffalo.edu)

    In English

    MCHC

    Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (www.mchc.org)

    In English

    MCHC

    Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey Conference (www.methockey.com)

    In English

    MCHC

    Monroe County History Center (www.monroehistory.org)

    In English

    MCHC

    Minnesota Chinese Health Center

    In English

    MDLC

    Museum Digital Licensing Consortium

    In English

    MDLC
    Museum Digital Licensing Collective

    The Museum Digital Licensing Collective (MDLC) is a non-profit, non-stock corporation formed to provide technical and financial assistance for the digitization of museum materials, and to manage the storage, distribution, and licensing of digitized materials to educational institutions, such as colleges, universities, elementary and secondary schools, libraries, and museums, as well as the public.

    In English

    MDSSC

    McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Corporation

    In English

    MDVMA

    Maryland Veterinary Medical Association

    In English

    MDW

    Military District of Washington

    In English

    MECSLSI
    Mission Equipment Cargo Shuttle Launch Site

    The abbreviation MECSLSI (Mission Equipment Cargo Shuttle Launch Site) includes the abbreviation LS (Launch Site).

    In English

    MEEI

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (https://www.masseyeandear.org/)

    In English

    MESELSI
    Mission Extension Shuttle Equipment Launch Site

    The abbreviation MESELSI (Mission Extension Shuttle Equipment Launch Site) includes the abbreviation LS (Launch Site).

    In English

    MEVMA

    Maine Veterinary Medical Association (https://www.mainevetmed.org/)

    In English

    MFPA

    Minnesota Free Paper Association

    In English

    MGH

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    In English

    MICB

    Meck Island Control Building

    In English

    MICOM

    Miami Isopycnic Coordinate Ocean Model (http://oceanmodeling.rsmas.miami.edu/micom/)

    In English

    MIT

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (https://www.mit.edu/)

    In English

    MIT/LL

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory (https://www.ll.mit.edu/)

    In English

    MITIL

    MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Instrumentation Laboratory

    In English

    MKAtl

    Astrophysics Monographs, University of Chicago Press

    In English

    MLS

    Microwave Limb Sounder

    In English

    MMU

    Marymount University

    In English

    MODEL
    Multidisciplinary Optimization and Design Engineering Laboratory

    The abbreviation MODEL (Multidisciplinary Optimization and Design Engineering Laboratory) includes the abbreviation DE (Design Engineering).

    In English

    MPAA

    Motion Picture Association of America (www.mpaa.org)

    In English

    MPAA

    Missouri Professional Auctioneers Association

    In English

    MPST
    Multipurpose Support Team

    A Multipurpose Support Team (MPST) provides direct support for preflight planning and training activities and, during the flight , provides systems and trajectory statusing report to the flight control room.

    In English

    MPTF
    Main Propulsion Test Facility

    The abbreviation MPTF (Main Propulsion Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    MRDR

    Mission Requirements Data Base Rockwell

    In English

    MRTFB
    Major Range and Test Facility Base

    The abbreviation MRTFB (Major Range and Test Facility Base) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    MSDT
    Multiple Shuttle Data Tape

    The abbreviation MSDT (Multiple Shuttle Data Tape) includes abbreviations SDT (Shuttle Data Tape) and DT (Data Tape).

    In English

    MSFN

    Manned Space Flight Network

    In English

    MSHA

    Mine Safety and Health Administration (https://www.msha.gov/)

    In English

    MSIC

    Missile and Space Intelligence Center

    In English

    MSMR

    Massachusetts Society for Medical Research (https://msmr.org/)

    In English

    MSOB

    Manned Spacecraft Operations Building

    In English

    MTO

    Mississippi Test Operations

    In English

    MUMPS

    Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System

    In English

    MV

    Mount Vernon College

    In English

    MWO
    Mount Wilson Observatory

    The abbreviation MWO (Mount Wilson Observatory) is included in the abbreviation MWOAR (Mount Wilson Observatory Annual Report).

    In English

    MWOAR
    Mount Wilson Observatory Annual Report

    The abbreviation MWOAR (Mount Wilson Observatory Annual Report) includes the abbreviation MWO (Mount Wilson Observatory).

    In English

    MtWAR

    Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatory Annual Report

    In English

    NAA

    North American Aircraft

    In English

    NAAAP

    National Association of Asian American Professionals

    In English

    NAAEE

    National American Association of Environmental Education (www.naaee.org)

    In English

    NAATA

    National Asian American Telecommunications Association

    In English

    NACA

    National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

    In English

    NAEP

    National Association of Educational Procurement (https://www.naepnet.org/)

    In English

    NAPABA

    National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

    In English

    NASA

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (www.nasa.gov)

    In English

    NASAC

    NASA Conference Publication

    In English

    NASAL

    NASA Circular Letter

    In English

    NASAR

    NASA Reference Publication

    In English

    NASAS

    NASA Special Publication

    In English

    NASCOM

    NASA Communications

    In English

    NASED

    National Association of State Election Directors (https://www.nased.org/)

    In English

    NASM

    National Air and Space Museum (https://airandspace.si.edu/)

    In English

    NASTRAN

    NASA Structural Analysis Program

    In English

    NATF
    Naval Air Test Facility

    The abbreviation NATF (Naval Air Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    NAVT

    NASA Altimeter Verification Telemetry

    In English

    NBR

    National Bureau of Asian Research (https://www.nbr.org/)

    In English

    NCC

    NASA Class Code

    In English

    NCC

    NASA Communications Control

    In English

    NCECHO

    North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online

    In English

    NCG

    Northern California Grantmakers

    In English

    NCI

    National Cancer Institute (https://www.cancer.gov/)

    In English

    NCIBA

    Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (https://www.nciba.com)

    In English

    NCIDQ

    National Council for Interior Design Certification

    In English

    NCJLT

    National Council of Japanese Language Teachers

    In English

    NCM

    National Corvette Museum (https://www.corvettemuseum.org/)

    In English

    NCM

    National Cartoon Museum (https://www.cartoonmuseum.org/)

    In English

    NCM

    National Cryptologic Museum (https://www.nsa.gov/museum/)

    In English

    NCM

    New California Media

    In English

    NCSA

    North Carolina Sociological Association (https://ncsociologyassoc.org/)

    In English

    NCSTJ

    National Council of Secondary Teachers of Japanese

    In English

    ND

    NASA Document

    In English

    NDFU

    North Dakota Farmers Union

    In English

    NDS
    NASA Docking System

    The abbreviation NDS (NASA Docking System) includes the abbreviation DS (Docking System).

    In English

    NEAAS

    New England Conference of the Association for Asian Studies

    In English

    NEACP
    National Emergency Airborne Command Post

    The abbreviation NEACP (National Emergency Airborne Command Post) includes the abbreviation ACP (Airborne Command Post).

    In English

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