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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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Remembering Apollo 11's moon shot against the backdrop of Google X's moonshots reminds me of my own personal moonshots.
The online education company Udacity's moon shot is to double the world's GDP, according to regional director Hisham Elaraby.
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Perhaps a plea for increased private largesse to the arts in 2018, far from being a no-brainer, is more of a moon shot than usual.
His wife Debbie desperately looked into a range of alternative treatments including proton beam therapy and an Apollo moon shot program designed for the tumour Jordan is battling.
Amid deep scepticism, Nike pitched the attempt as sport's "moon shot", with a keen eye on sales of its running shoes.
Cranston created the series with show-runner David Shore at the behest of Sony Pictures TV, where Cranston's Moon Shot Entertainment banner is based.
But they sit oddly against the subject matter of his new nine-part documentary series, Moon Shot, on the companies participating in the Google LunarX Prize competition.
I remember as a student in the 1980s being told that there was, at that time, more computing power in a digital wristwatch than there had been on the Apollo 11 moon shot. Now, with a handheld phone, I can listen to music, watch movies, play video games, read emails.
A literal moon shot just might reveal the thickness of Europa's icy crust.
MOON SHOT A telescope will let you see the Moon in detail