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Synonyms for liftoff

the act of rising in flight


Words related to liftoff

the initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad

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With the rollout completed, the final countdown will begin for a Tuesday liftoff at the start of a 2-hour, 21-minute launch window opening at 4:30 p.m.
"To be frank, I'm a little emotionally exhausted," Musk told reporters barely an hour after liftoff. "We have to dock to the station.
Under the plan, Momo 2 was to have reached an altitude of 100 kilometers in outer space in four minutes after liftoff.
A Japan's privately developed rocket, MOMO-2, is in flames after the rocket failed to liftoff in Taiki, northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, Saturday, June 30, 2018.
Here, we will compare the measured lift-off lengths for all the operating conditions and injectors tested for which the notion of liftoff length is meaningful.
For the EchoStar XXIII mission, SpaceX will not land the Falcon 9 after liftoff.
GSat-15 will have a liftoff mass of approximately 3,150 kg.
Liftoff is a low-cost way for millennials to start saving for retirement, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer Ritholtz told ThinkAdvisor in an interview.
Christmas has finally arrived at the International Space Station two days after liftoff.
"This has been a lot of hard work to get to this point," Orbital Sciences Executive Vice President Frank Culbertson told the launch team just before liftoff.
Last July, a Proton rocket crashed shortly after liftoff showering the surrounding countryside with 600 tons of flaming propellants.
Less than two hours after Wednesday's liftoff, a South Korean Aegis destroyer deployed in the Yellow Sea discovered an object, believed to be part of a fuel container from the first stage of the rocket, near the trajectory announced by the North.
In both January and April, the Committee's statement said "economic conditions are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels of the federal funds rate at least through late 2014." Similarly, in the SEP released after those meetings, the median Committee member set the time for leaving the zero lower bound--"liftoff"--somewhere during that year.