launching pad

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launch·ing pad

(lôn′chĭng, län′-)
A launch pad.
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Noun1.launching pad - a platform from which rockets or space craft are launchedlaunching pad - 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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Summary: The coalition fighters also destroyed a Houthi mobile ballistic missile launching pad near Hodeidah Airport.
Summary: Coalition also destroys Al Houthi mobile ballistic missile launching pad
Tunis, Rajab 25, 1436, May 14, 2015, SPA -- Launching pad for satellite channels' transmission, inside the Kingdom, will be launched during the last quarter of 2015, Chief of the General Commission for Audio-Visual Media Dr.
5 million in federal stimulus money, the University of New Hampshire's Green Launching Pad faces an unknown future as it works to create a new funding model.
The developer of ThermaPaver, an insulated aluminum panel potentially functioning as an all-climate heat exchanger, is one of six University of New Hampshire Green Launching Pad grant recipients.
The launching pad collapsed and the technicians were working there, so everything indicates they died,' defence minister Jose Veigas said.
In our era of "Vagina Monologues"' and "Puppetry of the Penis," it may seem that Mark Steyn is right to insist that fiction takes sex as its launching pad.
5 times longer than the launching pad for the Taepodong-1 missile, has been confirmed by a reconnaissance satellite and other means, and is seen as certain to be the launching pad for the Taepodong-2 missile, the paper said.
Holase Incorporated is proud to announce that it has received a grant award from the Green Launching Pad (GLP) in recognition of its efforts towards reducing harmful gases while positively impacting the New Hampshire economy through the development of the innovative and energy efficient Ultra Portable Traffic Management System[TM] (UPTMS[TM]).
Three New Hampshire companies have been chosen to participate in the latest round of funding through the Green Launching Pad.
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forces seized a rocket and its launching pad after two others had landed on a U.