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launch

The release of a new drug or medical device into broad clinical use, that is, into the marketplace.
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Like VOX, Vector has not yet launched a rocket that's reached orbit, although it has conducted multiple test launches of its 55-foot tall Vector-R "rapid" launch vehicle designed to launch 60-kilogram payloads to low earth orbit.
"I've been involved with an average of two GPS launches per year for the last 10 years, which is astonishing to think back on," said Senior Master Sgt.
Many causes have been offered to explain why we have seen a spate of slipped launches as the automotive economy rose from the lows of 2009 to the fever pitch found today in North America.
Thomas Cook Airlines (Belgium) today launches a seasonal Brussels-Tivat service, operating weekly aboard an A320 through Sept.
Federal Aviation Administration, is charged with licensing the launches of suborbital rockets and reusable launch vehicles such as SpaceShipOne.
It turns out that federal regulations are stronger than gravity in holding back the commercial development of space launches. In the 1970s, for example, the Carter administration banned federal agencies from using private providers to place cargoes in space.
Last year was a pivotal year for space launch--both of our Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles (EELV), the Atlas and Delta families, had their first successful launches. While I am encouraged by their success, each of our launch providers is suffering due to the current weakness in the commercial launch marketplace.
Awarded 22 launches for $1.7 billion, the first one blasted off in November 2002.
Before you begin your daily aircraft launches, you conduct tests on the launch valves.
The Soviet Union launches Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite, into space.
The ocean-based rocket launch service Sea Launch LLC has reportedly had to cancel one more launch, leaving the number of successful launches this year at just one.
Although Alcantara has hosted several hundred sub-orbital rocket launches, including 36 projects for the United States, no payload from Brazil has made it into orbit.