Mission may refer to:
- Mission (grape), variety of grape
- Mission (station), base of missionary practice
- Mission statement, a formal short written statement of an organization's value proposition
- Mission Style Furniture, a style of furniture that originated in the late 19th Century.
Mission may also refer to:
Other articles related to "mission, missions":
... Shawnee Mission Parkway – Interchange with K-7 in Shawnee east through Merriam, Mission, Fairway, and Mission Woods then joining up with Ward Parkway in Missouri Metcalf ...
... be inserted into a Martian orbit, and each of which would perform a separate but complementary mission ... spacecraft could perform either of the two missions ... Some of the objectives of the Mariner-H mission were successfully added to the Mariner-I (Mariner 9) mission profile ...
... From January 1966, it served as a special mission airlift wing charged with providing worldwide airlift for the Executive Department and high-ranking dignitaries of the U.S ... In taking over the special airlift mission, it replaced the 1254th Air Transport Wing, which had previously undertaken the task at Andrews from 1 October 1948 to 1966.) It assumed an additional ... area) to its mission ...
... After all, the mission was an expensive failure of a three-way collaboration (JPL, NASA, USAF), legitimized within the narrative of the US-USSR space race, very high ... been preferable to those who simply wanted to get on with the job of a Venus fly-by mission ...
... The mission objectives were to measure Mercury's environment, atmosphere, surface, and body characteristics and to make similar investigations of Venus ... the interplanetary medium and to obtain experience with a dual-planet gravity assist mission ... There currently is a spacecraft mission doing a more in-depth survey of Mercury, MESSENGER ...
Famous quotes containing the word mission:
“... [a] girl one day flared out and told the principal the only mission opening before a girl in his school was to marry one of those candidates [for the ministry]. He said he didnt know but it was. And when at last that same girl announced her desire and intention to go to college it was received with about the same incredulity and dismay as if a brass button on one of those candidates coats had propounded a new method for squaring the circle or trisecting the arc.”
—Anna Julia Cooper (18591964)
“Man is eminently a storyteller. His search for a purpose, a cause, an ideal, a mission and the like is largely a search for a plot and a pattern in the development of his life storya story that is basically without meaning or pattern.”
—Eric Hoffer (19021983)
“It is the mission of the twentieth century to elucidate the irrational.”
—Maurice Merleau-Ponty (19071961)