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moonshot

the launching of a spacecraft, rocket, etc., to the moon
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This is my humble response to what our moonshots should be like.
I strongly believe we could accomplish more in the coming years if we go beyond Dutertismo in search of our national moonshot. Alas, has any Filipino leader recently articulated a moonshot project that has captured the national imagination?
Kennedy Library Foundation, we look forward to implementing these labs at schools that are going above and beyond to inspire the next generation of moonshot thinkers." The JFK Space Labs program is made possible by Raytheon's $1.5 million sponsorship of the John F.
Johnson said that amid the challenges that come with the moonshot project, removing experienced leaders at NASA appears to be an ill-guided decision.
"If people don't think you're crazy, then you're not thinking big," he wrote in his book Moonshots: Creating a World of Abundance, released late last year.
The National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP's) "moonshot" goal to double the amount of homes insured for flood by 2023 is a tall order, given the NFIP's well-publicized financial position and its complex underwriting process.
Case illustrates these principles through stories on subjects that include her own transformational experiences, John F Kennedy's moonshot, Jane Goodall's breakthroughs in understanding and protecting chimpanzees and other endangered species and the story of how AirBnB has transformed the hospitality industry.
The scientific and technological fields have a concept called a moonshot. It was made popular by NASA, although they had no idea they were doing so, as they committed to landing a man on the moon without yet knowing how they were going to do it.
American singer/songwriter Geoffrey Lewis released his debut CD "Moonshot" in Seoul this week.
SES Networks' high throughput and fibre-like satellite connectivity service, the stratospheric balloons operated by X, Alphabet's self-described "moonshot factory", and local telecommunications expertise are playing a key role in restoring 4G/LTE connectivity in disaster-affected Puerto Rico.
The new patent, under the USPTO's pilot programme, provides early review for patent applications pertaining to cancer immunotherapy in support of the White House Cancer Moonshot programme and is one of less than a dozen patents granted under the programme to date.