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Earlier this month, a gleaming, 15-story rocket exploded in a massive fireball over a coastal testing facility near Brownsville, Texas.
SPACEX STARSHIPS KEEP EXPLODING, BUT IT’S ALL PART OF ELON MUSK’S PLANERIK OLSENFEBRUARY 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Sometime before 1962, he added, it would have reentered Earth’s atmosphere and melted into an enormous fireball.
LUNIK: INSIDE THE CIA’S AUDACIOUS PLOT TO STEAL A SOVIET SATELLITEBOBBIE JOHNSONJANUARY 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The rocket came in a little too hot, bursting into a fireball on the launchpad, which Musk on Twitter attributed to a low fuel tank pressure.
SPACEX’S STARSHIP FLIES, BELLY FLOPS, AND BURSTS INTO FLAMESCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The capsule created a brilliant fireball as it streaked through Earth’s atmosphere.
HAYABUSA2’S ASTEROID DIRT MAY HOLD CLUES TO THE EARLY SOLAR SYSTEMLISA GROSSMANDECEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Cut a grape in half, pop it in the microwave, and you’ll get a tiny fireball of electrons and electrically-charged atoms.
SCIENTISTS SAY: ATOMBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The Fireball, being much faster than the clumsy Brainchild, had left Earth later than the slower ship, and had arrived earlier.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
The ugly, deep red fireball from the exploding wreckage was still growing as Clay slammed down on the fire-control panel.
CODE THREERICK RAPHAEL
Then one stopped transmitting; in the other screens, there was a rising fireball where she had been.
THE COSMIC COMPUTERHENRY BEAM PIPER
The gunboat was struggling to regain her equilibrium, and the aircar had vanished in a fireball.
THE COSMIC COMPUTERHENRY BEAM PIPER
On the upper turn Fireball and Harry Root found the pace too warm for them and dropped back.
OLD MAN CURRYCHARLES E. (CHARLES EMMETT) VAN LOAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FIREBALL

  • active person
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