launch pad

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a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched

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'Launch Pad allows us to fully support our customers through every step of the development process, from customized benchtop samples, to finished product spec development and manufacturing scale up.
"What Kennedy said helped us so much in our preparation for the first lunar landing," Collins told Cabana, seen on a livestream from the launch pad, which has been refurbished by Elon Musk's SpaceX for future crewed missions under NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
In September, 2018, at a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Kim had promised to close Sohae and allow international experts to observe the dismantling of the missile engine-testing site and a launch pad.
One key piece of new federal legislation Launch Pad intends to use is the Opportunity Zone program passed as part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017.
"Launch Pad's coworking space will nurture new businesses and include them in the creative environment developing at Hahne & Co.," said Jon Cortell, Vice President of Development at L+M Development Partners.
The 'Smart City Start-Up Launch Pad' program is intended to
The possible site for the Third Launch Pad has been identified in Sriharikota taking into the account the safety distances and maximal utilizations of existing launch pad facilities.
TOKYO, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- North Korea is completing construction of a launch pad capable of accommodating a projectile larger than the rocket which was launched in December 2012, Seoul's newspaper reported Thursday.
The 14-storey rocket, built by Orbital Sciences Corp, bolted off its seaside launch pad at 6.22pm local time.
Oldsmar, FL, June 04, 2014 --( The Launch Pad founder and CEO, Ilene Rosoff has been named to the CRN 2014 Women of the Channel list, and has been recognized as one of this year's inaugural Power 50 Solution Providers.
For the first time, Batelco is also introducing a Launch Pad at the event.
But the launch pad it is considering building has raised concerns among environmentalists and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department because of the proposed site's proximity to endangered animals and other wildlife.
The SpaceX company made history as its Falcon 9 rocket rose from its seaside launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida and pierced the pre-dawn sky, aiming for a rendezvous in a few days with the space station.
The SpaceX company made history as its Falcon 9 rocket rose from its launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida aiming for a rendezvous with the space station.
North Korea: North Korea may have moved the first stage of a long-range rocket on to its launch pad, ahead of its possible lift-off next week, according to a US specialist website.