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Synonyms for blastoff

the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

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The full list of Blastoff Tour stops and registration info is available at www.
At the blastoff of the book's long-anticipated film adaptation, Brit thesp Stephen Fry--friend of the late scribe, and the film's narrator--told the crowd the evening "couldn't help but be bittersweet.
In this collection of mathematical puzzles, clever readers can discern how many people have inhabited Earth, what blastoff velocity is needed to escape Earth's gravitational pull, why snowflakes have six sides, and whether it's better to walk or run through a downpour.
space shuttle Challenger broke apart after blastoff, killing all seven people aboard.
The blastoff decision confirmed today regarding the crew, including the first space tourist Dennis Tito, is final,' Semyonov said.
Japan's BSAT-2a and EUROBIRD separated from an Ariane 5 rocket about 30 minutes after blastoff at 7:51 p.
BLASTOFF On him: Jacket, New York Industrie; shirt, XL; jeans, Bulldog.
But it was America's blastoff into space that many people choose as the nation's greatest feat of the 20th century.
Glenn, who has appeared in television interviews almost every day since the shuttle's blastoff, told U.
No matter how small a start-up, or how big a blastoff from either a basement or a garage, once successful, sooner or later, the business crash lands on Wall Street.
Launching on September 6 at 11am for its maiden voyage, RocketBoat will blastoff every hour between 11am and 6pm and will run seasonally each year from May through October.
57 (480M): Target Leon, Canny Laura, Alnwick Tony, Ballymac News, Blastoff Herrera, Going All In 12.
Beaten by flying trapper Blastoff Mccaw in the heats, Jimmy Fenwick's dog can turn the tables courtesy of a better make-up this evening, with Betfred's 6-1 worth snaffling.
Before the Progress M-16M, which was the first to dock with the ISS just six hours after blastoff from Earth in August 2012, all of Russia's space freighters delivered their payloads in two days, which was a routine procedure.
blastoff atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.