American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The base or platform from which a rocket or space vehicle is launched.
- n. A foundation or starting point.
- n. The surface or structure from which a launch is made.
“Players used to complain about the La Guardia planes flying overhead, for the very simple reason that it made Stadium Court sound like a launch pad during an Apollo liftoff.”
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A place for NASA-related stuff, from Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, etc.
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