blast-off


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blast·off

also blast-off  (blăst′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
The launch, especially of a rocket.
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blast-off

noun launch, launching, take off, discharge, projection, lift-off, propelling, sendoff The planned launch was called off four minutes before blast-off.
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blast-off

[ˈblɑːstɒf] N [of spacecraft] → despegue m
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The cargo spaceship's separation from the third stage of the carrier rocket is to take place 9 minutes after the blast-off," Roscosmos said.
The launch was carried live on state television, and until moments before blast-off, a camera showed the three astronauts in the cabin occasionally waving.
The space agency announced that the TMA-04M had seperated from the Soyuz rocket and smoothly reached the intended orbit ten minutes after blast-off.
After blast-off it could be a monotonous journey but Unlimited retain the pace, helped by an intelligent script, excellent use of films and a couple of emergencies.
He currently lives in the state of Connecticut and before blast-off yesterday had already logged 308 hours in space.
Summary: NASA has filled space shuttle Discovery's fuel tank for a blast-off at 0359 GMT, on a 13-day flight to the International Space Station.
Minutes after blast-off, TV cameras from inside the Soyuz showed Padalka and Barratt waving for the camera and giving the thumbs-up sign.
Richmond, VA's Georgeous Biskey scoped out this bump to blast-off and knew it was all systems go