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moonshot

(ˈmuːnˌʃɒt)
n
(Astronomy) the launching of a spacecraft, rocket, etc, to the moon

moon′shot`

or moon′ shot`,



n.
the act or procedure of launching a rocket or spacecraft to the moon.
[1955–60, Amer.]
Translations

moonshot

[ˈmuːnʃɒt] N
1. (= vessel) → nave f espacial con destino a la luna
2. (= launch) → lanzamiento m de una nave espacial con destino a la luna

moonshot

[ˈmuːnʃɒt] ntir m lunaire

moonshot

[ˈmuːnˌʃɒt] nlancio sulla luna
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