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On 29 Oct 2004 04:23:41 GMT, tla@surly.org (Mark Bradford) wrote:

>PS: Strictly speaking, most of these are "initialisms" or "abbreviations"
>rather than "acronyms"; pedantically, it's only an "acronym" if you make a
>word out of it, like "laser" or "radar." In practice, though, everybody
>calls 'em acronyms.

Let's not quibble.  You omitted - `Astros' or `Stros' -the Houston
Texas National League Baseball Team.
Questionable: Astrodome - Harris County Sports Stadium. 
NASA 1 : street on which JSC is located.