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“What Chicago Public Schools is asking educators to do is like asking someone to jump out of the plane holding a blanket while a parachute is a few rows back,” Goodchild said.

New Shepard autonomously steered itself back to the launchpad, while the crew capsule deployed parachutes and landed some distance away, about ten minutes after launch.

We might all feel better and more prepared with a parachute strapped to our backs, but nobody wants to pull the cord.

The two hadn’t separated, his parachute hadn’t deployed, and so he had slammed straight into the Earth.

Maybe put a parachute on it if you want to play it safe, and drive them off cliffs.

Are you the kind of criminal who steals a plane and then jumps without a parachute from high over a body of water?

Daniel Craig, in his finest Bond dinner jacket, called at the Palace and invited her to parachute into the stadium with him.

And for wingsuit divers, the only way flight can be “real” is if one can land without a parachute.

The modern history of the flight, however, gets its start with Jacques-Sébastien Lenormand and his parachute in 1783.

The second story, which really picks up steam in the latter half of the book, is the race to land without a parachute.

A parachute-arrangement broke your speed at the bottom of the track.

But he must have been burned some before he jumped, for he sent me a bit of his parachute, and the silk is badly scorched.

You know he was falling head foremost all this time, and the parachute jerked him upright quicker than you could wink your eye.

Tie strings to each corner of the handkerchief, he shouted into his ear, and make a little parachute.

But the performance that stopped every heart and made every onlooker hold his breath was the parachute jumps.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parachute, such as: benefits, buffer, government aid, insurance, level of economic security guaranteed by government, and precaution.

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