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  • nounprojectile
  • verbshoot up

synonyms for rocket

  • booster
  • firework
  • intercontinental ballistic missile
  • missile
  • spacecraft
  • spaceship
  • torpedo
  • weapon
  • ICBM
  • guided missile
See also synonyms for: rocketed / rocketing / rockets
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That mission, the first uncrewed flight test of our powerful Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft, is just a little more than a year away from launch.
NASA JUST ANNOUNCED IN A BLOG POST THAT SLS WILL COST 30% MOREERIC BERGERAUGUST 28, 2020ARS TECHNICA
When it flies, it will do so with six of the same engines, on top of a giant rocket booster called Super Heavy.
SPACEX FLEW A PROTOTYPE OF ITS STARSHIP VEHICLE FOR THE FIRST TIMENEEL PATELAUGUST 5, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
To take off from the Martian surface and return home, astronauts will need liquid oxygen rocket fuel.
NASA’S PERSEVERANCE ROVER WILL SEEK SIGNS OF PAST LIFE ON MARSLISA GROSSMANJULY 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Large industrial 3D printers can whip up rockets and houses.
GE WILL 3D PRINT THE BASES OF WIND TURBINES TALLER THAN SEATTLE’S SPACE NEEDLEJASON DORRIERJUNE 21, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
At 394 feet tall by 30 feet wide, the rocket outsizes all those previously used in spaceflight, including the Saturn V used in NASA’s Apollo program.
SPACEX WANTS TO BUILD FLOATING SPACEPORTS FOR DAILY STARSHIP LAUNCHESVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJUNE 19, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
On May 30, a commercial rocket for the first time ferried astronauts into Earth orbit.
A FIRST: COMMERCIAL ROCKET TAKES HUMANS INTO SPACELISA GROSSMANJUNE 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In Madison’s Elver Park, the students make their rockets fly as high as they can.
SCIENCE ISN’T JUST FOR SCIENTISTSSILKE SCHMIDTMARCH 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
General Pio del Pilar slept in the city every night, ready to give the rocket-signal for revolt.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
It was in conjunction with Mr. Booth that my father constructed the 'Rocket' engine.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The day “Rocket” was much older, and got a good share of the Isle of Wight traffic.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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