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blast-off

[′blast‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
The takeoff of a rocket or missile.
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No matter how small a start-up, or how big a blastoff from either a basement or a garage, once successful, sooner or later, the business crash lands on Wall Street.
VVDRAW for Tuesday's final: 1 Stepitonstacey, 2 Atlantis Jacob, 3 Key Spark, 4 Fabulous Abode, 5 Swift Glow (w), 6 Blastoff Bonnie (w).
Before the Progress M-16M, which was the first to dock with the ISS just six hours after blastoff from Earth in August 2012, all of Russia's space freighters delivered their payloads in two days, which was a routine procedure.
Summary: Baikonur, Kazakhstan, June 13, 2010, SPA -- A Russian rocket set to carry a three-person U.S.-Russian crew to the international space station has been moved to a launch pad in preparation for blastoff. The rocket will carry U.S.
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.
The 8.56-meter-long Dhanush missile had a ''perfect blastoff'' into the Bay of Bengal, PTI said, quoting unidentified sources.
In Paris, fiery streams of red and blue transformed-the Eiffel Tower into a rocket ship ready for blastoff. And in Washington D.C., the 168-meter-high Washington Monument blazed with a cascade of electric white stars like a giant diamond water-fall.
Beaten by flying trapper Blastoff Mccaw in the heats, Jimmy Fenwick's dog can turn the tables courtesy of a better make-up this evening, with Betfred's 6-1 worth snaffling.
But Power Tower's 4-G pull is four times the force of gravity--more forceful than a space-shuttle blastoff!
Owner: Kenny Rylance 4 Blastoff Mccaw Trevor Jameson He's still a young dog although the eldest in the field.