rocket launching


rocket launching
noun
the launching of a rocket or missile under its own power
Syn: ↑rocket firing
Hypernyms: ↑launching, ↑launch
Hyponyms: ↑blastoff, ↑shot, ↑moon shot

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Goddard Rocket Launching Site — Infobox nrhp | name =Goddard Rocket Launching Site nrhp type = nhl caption = Robert H. Goddard s first rocket at the launch site nearest city= Auburn, Massachusetts lat degrees = 42 lat minutes = 13 lat seconds = 6 lat direction = N long degrees …   Wikipedia

  • Berlin rocket launching site — Rocket Launch Site Berlin ( Raketenflugplatz Berlin ) was the launch site of the Space Club ( Verein für Raumschiffahrt ) in Berlin Tegel at 52°33 N and 13°18 E.It was installed in 1930 on the area of a gunnery range and used by the Space Club… …   Wikipedia

  • rocket launcher — n. any of various devices that launch rockets; specif., a) a rocket launching device on a truck or tanklike vehicle, or the vehicle itself b) a rocket launching device on a ship, airplane, etc. c) a portable rocket launching weapon, as a bazooka …   English World dictionary

  • Rocket Boys — Infobox Book | s name = Rocket Boys author = Homer Hickam, Jr. country = USA language = English series = Part 1 of 1 genre = Memoir publisher = Delacorte Press release date = 15 September 1998 english release date = media type = Print pages = 384 …   Wikipedia

  • rocket firing — noun the launching of a rocket or missile under its own power • Syn: ↑rocket launching • Hypernyms: ↑launching, ↑launch • Hyponyms: ↑blastoff, ↑shot, ↑moon shot …   Useful english dictionary

  • launching — noun 1. the act of moving a newly built vessel into the water for the first time (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑propulsion, ↑actuation 2. the act of propelling with force • Syn: ↑launch • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rocket to Russia — Studioalbum von Ramones Veröffentlichung 4. November 1977 Label Sire Records SR 6 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rocket and missile system — ▪ weapons system Introduction       any of a variety of weapons systems that deliver explosive warheads to their targets by means of rocket propulsion.       Rocket is a general term used broadly to describe a variety of jet propelled missiles… …   Universalium

  • Rocket Mania! — Infobox VG title= Rocket Mania! caption= Screenshot from Rocket Mania developer= Nuclide Games publisher= PopCap Games distributor= Various designer= Luc Van den Borre series= engine= PopCap Games Framework version= 1.01 released= 1.0 (August 15 …   Wikipedia

  • Rocket engine — RS 68 being tested at NASA s Stennis Space Center. The nearly transparent exhaust is due to this engine s exhaust being mostly superheated steam (water vapor from its propellants, hydrogen and oxygen) …   Wikipedia