launch area


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Synonyms for launch area

a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched

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"We are working to make the UAE a main driver for the future of governments and today we launch Area 2071 in the heart of Dubai to design the future," said Sheikh Mohammed, according to Wam, the state news agency.
The rocket launched and deployed 11 private ORBCOMM satellites into orbit, and the first stage successfully returned back to the launch area. A few days ago, SpaceX also successfully tested parachutes, which aim to bring the Crew Dragon spacecraft back to Earth.
The overall impression created by Griffon Park (aside from the pleasure and fishing boat launch area, an area that has been self-sufficient for many years) is that of an incomplete and poorly planned municipal green space.
The Raven's pre-launch patrol showed the space launch area was clear of any trespassers or people wandering in unsafe areas in search of a good view of the ICBM blasting into the dark California sky.
Steve Kim, event director, said three balloons descended to their launch area by 9 a.m., which, he noted, was rare.
Innovation Launch Area residents will introduce and present novel solutions to Worcester-area transportation challenges.
Wind gusts, sticking fuel valves and a rogue boat entering the launch area meant the rocket carrying Orion could not blast off.
Addressing the participant troops and scientists at the launch area, the Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, congratulated them on achieving yet another milestone towards consolidation of full spectrum credible minimum deterrence.
Addressing the troops and scientists at the launch area, the Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, congratulated them on achieving yet another milestone towards consolidation of full spectrum credible minimum deterrence.
Addressing the participants at the launch area, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Rashad Mahmood, congratulated the scientists and engineers on achieving yet another milestone towards Pakistan's deterrence capability.
US officials said earlier that satellite data showed a plume of smoke left in the missile's trail that allowed analysts to calculate a launch area near the Russia-Ukraine border.
The boat launch area below Leaburg Dam also will remain open.
"UNIFIL also inspected one site near Sarda in southern Lebanon where one of the rockets had impacted after apparently falling short of its intended range, as well as an impact site for the Israeli artillery shelling indicated by the LAF close to the rocket launch area. UNIFIL's air reconnaissance observed several other impacts of the IDF shelling scattered around the same general area.
Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ylon said in a statement the military responded to the rocket strike with "massive shelling toward the (rocket) launch area" and he threatened the use of "even greater force" if necessary.
The Shenzhou 10 space ship and its rocket had already been moved to the launch area at a remote site in the Gobi desert, the official Xinhua news agency reported.