test rocket

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Noun1.test rocket - a rocket fired for test purposes
rocket, projectile - any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
sounding rocket - a research rocket used to obtain information about the atmosphere at various altitudes
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Minister for Economic Development David Parker has welcomed the successful second test rocket launch as another significant milestone in the development of a New Zealand space industry.
SpaceX The SpaceX Falcon 9 test rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, May 22, 2012 -- REUTERS/Pierre DuCharme SpaceX is a private aerospace manufacturer and transport company.
Next month a test rocket for his Mars mission will launch with a Tesla Roadster car on board.
com/articles/spacex-rocket-test-hit-by-explosion-1472738051) officials investigate an explosion that destroyed a test rocket and a $200 million Israeli communications satellite on Sept.
Two years later, it again underwent modifications to test rocket upper stages and spacecraft payloads in very high altitude and vacuum environments.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration successfully launched a Mars test rocket named Orion that traveled a total of 60,000 miles and is designed to eventually carry astronauts deeper into space than ever before, NASA announced.
2PP test rocket, which failed to launch on June 27, is again being primed for blast off from Russia's northern military Plesetsk cosmodrome.
Western countries who fear Iran is trying to develop a nuclear bomb also condemned a test rocket launch by Iran.
NASA has successfully carried out a 2min powered flight of its Ares I-X test rocket from Kennedy Space Center.
Located in the hills between Chatsworth and Simi Valley, the Santa Susana Field Lab was developed in the 1940s as a site for the government and its contractors to conduct nuclear-reactor research and test rocket engines.
Forden, a member of the UN team monitoring Iraq's weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in 2002 and 2003, noted that while the test rocket did not indicate any significant advances in Iran's missile technology, the launch site had "very high levels of security and recent construction activity" and appeared to be "an important strategic facility".
Connect the shunt to the control box's J2 connector A and B holes to test ROCKET and to the B and C holes for the CHARGE test.