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blast-off

[′blast‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
The takeoff of a rocket or missile.
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Available on Facebook, Space Race Blastoff tests players' knowledge of NASA history, technology, science and pop culture.
In Paris, fiery streams of red and blue transformed-the Eiffel Tower into a rocket ship ready for blastoff.
Blastoff is set for Sunday, when Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Glenn, who has appeared in television interviews almost every day since the shuttle's blastoff, told U.
Online Animation Community's Bumper Blastoff Contest Calls for Animators to Create Animated Bumpers
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Start-up company, Blastoff Network, reached a critical milestone last week when they surpassed five (5) million dollars in gross sales - just six weeks after their official public launch.
NASA hoped the bat would fly away before the spacecraft's Sunday evening liftoff, but photos from the launch now show the bat held on for dear life throughout the intense blastoff.
About eight minutes after blastoff, the crew achieved orbit.
DALLAS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Blastoff Ventures, a Dallas based business incubator, officially announced the launch of niche social networking site, YourCause.
Sandy Feldman, an AMO FDA clinical investigator from San Diego, is available to explain the following: -- Why even consumers' most-extreme lifestyles are nothing compared to being ejected from an F16 or the G-Forces of atmospheric blastoff.
Special events include a gala blastoff celebration June 11, presentation of 10 Golden Valve Awards for computer graphics and evening socials as well as P2C2 Technical User Forum and Local Client Community organizational meetings.