moon shot

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Noun1.moon shot - the launching of a spacecraft to the moon
rocket firing, rocket launching - the launching of a rocket or missile under its own power
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This gave Walsh the lead in the championship by one from Paul Carberry, and he soon made it two when he lifted the two-mile handicap hurdle on 7-4 favourite Moon Shot.
Moon Shot, owned by the 180-strong Pearse Racing Club, shrugged off Smiling Away to take the two-mile handicap hurdle under Paul Moloney.
The Pearse gaelic football club in Galway benefited when Moon Shot ran out a hard-held winner of the extended two-mile handicap hurdle.
nMessage Recu, owned by the 12-strong Cathedral Syndicate which includes Galway senior steward Ray Rooney, battled on gamely under Norman Williamson to defeat Moon Shot in the two-mile handicap hurdle at Tralee yesterday, writes Brian Fleming.
PONTEFRACT: 2.20 Moon Shot, 2.50 Audition, 4.20 Glenmead, 4.50 Sweet As A Nut.
The Heath House bandwagon shows no signs of slowing up and a double with Moon Shot and Farmost enabled Sir Mark Prescott, also successful with Littlefeather at Ripon in the afternoon, to take his score for the season to 49 wins, no fewer than 20 of which have been achieved in the last fortnight, writes Tom O'Ryan.
AYR: 2.15 Ansari, 2.45 Moon Shot, 3.15 Truant, 3.45 Housemaster (nap), 4.45 Pride Of Dingle.
He had to work quite hard on LS Lowry, who won by only a neck from Fast And Neat, but Moon Shot landed the finale with almost embarrassing ease to keep up the stable's good run.
LINGFIELD: 2.50 Suave Frankie, 3.20 Performing Magic, 3.50 Selfish (nap), 4.55 Moon Shot.
India's Moon Shot is well on its way to the moon, and if all goes well, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) hopes to soft-land a robotic craft on the lunar surface in early September 2019.
Eight years before the 1969 moon shot, then US President John F.