launch area


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Noun1.launch area - a platform from which rockets or space craft are launchedlaunch area - a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
launching site - a place for launching pads
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BAGHDAD / NINA / - Iranian government Spokesman Ali Rubaie attributed the explosion in the satellite launch area to technical reasons.
The parade will proceed from the boat launch area past the water plant to the north parking lot and back again.
ISLAMABAD -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to launch Area Development Project in oil and gas producing areas of the province by end of 2019.
When the virtual balloon race was 'launched' last month, the prevailing weather conditions for the launch area on the day was applied to all the balloons in the race equally.
It took 20 hours to reach the dive site which is 50km from the project launch area.
The Greek and Cypriot telecommunications satellite Hellas Sat 4 will launch from Kourou in French Guyana late on Tuesday night, following a visit by Transport Minister Vassiliki Anastasiadou to the launch area.
A dust devil suddenly formed and headed towards the launch area, catching the paraglider and flinging him into the air.
Suddenly, a dust devil - a small whirlwind over land, formed and came toward the launch area. The man was caught off guard as the dust devil caught him and flung him into the air.
Rather than starting on the spinning twister, John started on the launch area by the water trough.
The motorcade's launch area is the gateway to the 22-hectare compound here of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), a 29-year old geopolitical entity that will be replaced by BARMM should Republic Act 11054 be ratified in next year's plebiscite.
Although the race is over at this point, the rafts then retrace their route back to the launch area on the Meadows.