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Sunday’s launch looked like it might not have been on track to go well at first, with an initial attempt seeing the rocket’s ignition light – but without a takeoff.
On Saturday, heavy rain in Jakarta delayed the takeoff for the 90-minute flight to Pontianak on the island of Borneo.
It has a gross takeoff mass of 25,000kg—massive for an uncrewed aerial vehicle.
Last time around in May, Virgin Orbit’s flight went perfectly from takeoff through the separation of LauncherOne from the carrier aircraft.
It needs a runway at least 590 feet long for takeoff and 100 feet long for landings.
That’s so the butterfly can flap its wings fast enough for takeoff.
He braced himself, knowing the siren was the last warning before takeoff.
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The ship was so completely stabilized that the passengers did not even have to sit down during takeoff.
THE MEMORY OF MARSRAYMOND F. JONES
They practiced for months at bomber takeoff from a field the same length as the deck of a carrier which had never been done.
Tom, however, got a bad takeoff and would have fallen back into the canyon head first if Jim and Juarez had not gripped him.

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