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moon shot

[′mün ‚shät]
(aerospace engineering)
The launching of a rocket intended to travel to the vicinity of the moon.
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But we're not going to have a national moon shot again.
A moon shot alone seems more like reaching for past glory than striving for new triumphs," says Buzz Aldrin, an astronaut on the 1969 Apollo X1 mission.
As President, I will fund and lead a medical moon shot to reach far beyond what seems possible today," he said.
We now have chips that cram vastly more processing power in little laptops than was available--total--to NASA at the time of the first moon shot.
Prescott's lucky streak continued at Redcar last night when Moon Shot, ridden by Seb Sanders, shrugged off top weight to land the Manny Bernstein Handicap.
The John Gosden-trained filly was allowed to drift to 3-1 in face of good support for Moon Shot who went off 5-2 favourite.
Some feared an imminent Soviet moon shot, which was still more ominous since, according to the ill-informed Air Force Brigadier General Homer Boushey, "who controls the moon controls the Earth.
MOON SHOT Stevie and the Moon and their roadies get set for their first tour ACCESS ALL AREAS Stevie backstage at Wickerman in 2011 and playing to crowded O2 DEBUT First gig at King Tut's for Stevie in 2009 and, right, capturing the moment band performed at T in the Park in 2010 DEBUT First gig at King Tut's for Stevie in 2009 and, right, capturing the moment band performed at T in the Park in 2010 HIGHPOINT Stevie belts out a song at T in the Park in 2010
With a sky-high reputation in the industry, a production deal for his company, Moon Shot Entertainment, at Sony Pictures Television, and feature films in the works--including one he's written and hopes to direct--Cranston lives in a present where he can do pretty much anything he wants.
While Russia has suffered several setbacks of their lunar program, Popovkin is confident that the 2015 moon shot will be nothing less that successful.
Paul lived in Nassau Bay, TX during the moon shot years, home for many of the Apollo astronauts.
Two batters later, Nick Salotti turned on John Muller's inside fastball and stroked a moon shot down the left-field line that landed on Interstate 290 for the Tornadoes' fourth run.