GOES-R Series Acronyms (M)

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m meter
M-AERI Marine-Atmosphere Emitted Radiance Interferometer
m-g milli-g (Earth's gravitational acceleration)
M&A Measurement and Analysis
M&C Monitor and Control
M&P Materials and Processes
M&S Modeling and Simulation
MA Mission Assurance
ma milli-ampere(s)
MA Momentum Adjust
MAC Mandatory Access Control
MAD Margin Allocation Document
MAG Magnetometer
MAGED Magnetospheric Electron Detector
MAGIC Mesoscale Atmospheric Global Irradiance Code
MAGPD Magnetospheric Proton Detector
MAIAC Multi-Angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correction
MAID Master Action Item Database
MAIL Master Action Item List
MAIP Mission Assurance Implementation Plan
MAM Mission Assurance Manager
MAP Mission Assurance Plan
MAR Mission Assurance Requirements
MaRR Manufacturing Readiness Review
MARS Monitoring, Analysis and Response System
MARS Multimode Aeronautical Radio System
MASC Mission Assurance Support Contract
MAST Monitoring and Analysis Software Tools
MAT Mission Allowable Temperature
MAT Mission Assurance Terminal
MaxTTRS Maximum Time to Restore Service
mb millibar
MB megabyte (10E6 bytes)
Mbps megabits per second (10E6 bits)
MCA Magnetically Controlled Area
MCC Master Control Console
MCC Maximum cross-correlation
MCDM Multi-Criteria Decision Making
MCID Master Channel ID
McIDAS Man-computer Interactive Data Access System
MCM Multi-Chip Module
MCOM Mission Communications Operations and Maintence
MCP Management Control Plan
MCP Master Control Procedure
MCP Micro Channel Plate
MCR Mission Confirmation Review
MCRR Mission Confirmation Readiness Review
MD Momentum Desaturation
MD-5 Message Digest - 5
MDAA Mission Directorate Associate Administrator
MDC Mapped Diagnostic Context
MDD Metadata Document
MDL Multiuse Data Link
MDR Mission Definition Review
MDR Mission Design Review
ME Materials Engineer
MEB Materials Engineering Branch
MECO Main Engine Cut-Off
MEDA Macintyre Electronic Design Associates
MEF Mission Essential Functions
MEFL Maximum Expected Flight Level
MEMSCAG   Multiple End Member Snow Covered Area and Grain
MEO Medium Earth Orbit
MEOP Maximum Expected Operating Pressure
MEP Message Exchange Platform
MERIS Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer
MES Main Engine Start
MESO Mesoscale
MET Mission Elapsed Time
METE Mission End-to-End Testing
MetOp Meteorological Operational
METOP European Meteorological Operational SC
MFB Multi-Function Bus
MFR Memorandum For the Record
MGA Maturity Growth Allowance
MGH Massachusetts General Hospital NSCL
MGSE Mechanical Ground Support Equipment
MHz MegaHertz
MI Microwave imagery
MIB Mishap Investigation Board
MIB Multiple Interface Board
MIC Meets Intent Certification
MICD Mechanical Interface Control Document
MIKR Mission Integration Kickoff Review
MIL Military
MIL-STD Military standard
MIP Mandatory Inspection Point
MIPS Millions of Instruction Per Second
MIS Microwave Imager/Sounder (NPOESS)
MISR Multi-angle Imaging Spectro-Radiometer (EOS)
MISTIC Meteorological Imager Scene & Timeline Center
MITEQ Microwave Information Transmission Equipment
MIT-LL Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Lincoln Laboratory
MLI Multilayered Insulation
MLS Mission Life/Lifetime Storage
MLS Multi-Level Security
MLT Magnetic Local Time
mm millimeter
MM Mission Management (Ground Segment Element)
MMD Mean Mission Duration
MMFR Mission Management Flight Ready
MMI Man-Machine Interface
MMOD Micro-Meteoroid Orbital Debris
MMP Mission Management Prototype
MMPDS Metallic Materials Properties Development and Standardization
MMR Monthly Metrics Review
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOAP Mission Operations Assurance Plan
MOC Mission Operations Center
MOCART Monte Carlo Atmospheric Model
MOCI Mission Operations Configuration Item
MOD06 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Cloud Product algorithm
MOD35 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Cloud Mask algorithm
MODB Mission Operations Database
MODEM Mission Operations Daily Exchange Meeting
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MODTRAN MODerate resolution atmospheric TRANsmission
MOE Measure Of Effectiveness
MOG Moderate or greater
MOI Moment of Inertia
MOLP Mission Operational Life Phase
MOM Mission Operations Manager
MOMS Mission Operations and Mission Services
MON Mixed Oxides of Nitrogen
MOP Measure of Performance
MOP Mission Operations Plan
MOPS Millions of Operations Per Second
MOR Mission Operations Review
MOSFET Metal Oxide-Silicon Field Effect Transistor
MOST Mission Operations Support Team
MOT Missions Operations Test
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MOWG Mission Operations Working Group
MP Media Protection
MPC Marine Prediction Center
MPC Merged Processing Center
MPCB Material and Processes Control Board
MPCP Mishap Preparedness and Contingency Action Plan
MPD Mission Phase Discriminator
MPLNET Micro –Pulse Lidar Network (NASA)
MPLS Multi-Protocol Label Switching
MPR Monthly Program Review
MPS Magnetospheric Particle Sensor
MPS Master Production Schedule
MPS Mission/MM Planning and Scheduling
MPS-HI Magnetospheric Particle Sensor - High Energy Range 
MPS-LO Magnetospheric Particle Sensor - Low Energy Range
MR Management Reserve
MRAD Mission Resources Analysis Document
MRB Material Review Board
MRD Mission Requirements Document
MRR Manufacturing Readiness Review
MRR Material Review Report
MRR Mission Readiness Review
MRS&S Multiuse Data Link Receive System and Server
MRT Mission Readiness Test
ms milliseconds
MSD Mission Support Division
MSDS Materials Safety Data Sheets
msec millisecond
MSFC Marshall Space Flight Center
MSG Meteosat Second Generation
MSLP Mean sea level pressure
MSOD Mission Support Office Director
MSPSP Missile Systems Pre-Launch Safety Package
MSR Management Status Review
MSR Monthly Status Report
MSR Monthly Status Review
MSRD Mission/System Requirements Document
MST Maintenance Sustainment and Training
MST Mission Support Team
MSU Michigan State University Coupled Cyclotron Facility
MTA Metering Tube Assembly
MTBF Mean Time Between Failures
MTD Month To Date
MTD Maximum Tolerable Downtime
MTE major test event
MTF Modulation Transfer Function
MTG Maintenance Test Group

MeteoSat Third Generation

MTL Mission Time Line
MTSAT Multifunctional Transport Satellites (Japan Meteorological Agency)
MTTR Mean Time To Repair
MTTRS Mean time to Restore Service
MUA Materials Usage Agreement
MUF Model Uncertainty Factor
MUMBO Air Force Research Lab accelerator
MUOS Mobile User Objective System
MUVR Multilayer Ultra Violet Reflectance
MVC Model/Multiple View Controller
MVD Mean Vector Difference
MVT Mission Validation Test
MVTDS Mission Validation Test Data Sets
MW Microwave
MWI Manufacturing Work Instruction
MWIR mid-wave infrared
MWSST microwave sea surface temperature