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  • n. Plural form of launcher.


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  • One big problem with cannons or magnetic launchers is overcoming air resistance – you might see this sort of stuff on the Moon, etc., before the Earth.

    Episode 011

  • I would really like any engineer with a background in launchers to chime-in here and correct.

    Ares V - Ares 1 = Ares IV - NASA Watch

  • More than 600 of its terrorists are killed, command and control centers are taken, most if not all, their long-term launchers have been taken out, and I don't think that now, and this is the most important thing, they're very popular in Lebanon.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2006

  • Both sides will also be limited to 700 deployed "launchers" - missiles in land silos, on submarines and on aircraft. - Home Page

  • Even if we assume Warren's post is absolutely true, it names Ayers and Dohrn as the 'launchers' - while Palin implies that it was Obama's doing in order to fit the broader narrative that Obama is in league with terrorists.

    Patterico's Pontifications

  • Windows only: If you’ve got an older USB drive that can’t quite fit all the great launchers from the PortableApps. com site, AppCompactor rides to your rescue with serious compression tools — in some cases, anyways.

    AppCompactor Cuts (Some) Portable Apps Down To Size | Lifehacker Australia

  • I wouldn't mind renaming the launchers Colbert I and Colbert V if that's what it takes for them to be developed (and work, of course) on the existing budget.

    Another Administrator Candidate Says No Thanks - NASA Watch

  • After a lot of negotiation it was agreed that the U.S. would supply all the equipment, Canada would do the construction, and the missiles would be manned by the R.C.A.F. The launchers are installed at North Bay and work is being completed at Maccaza in northern Quebec; the launchers are there but there is no ammunition.

    The Future of Canadian Defence in the Nuclear Era

  • DAGR is designed to be compatible with the M299 family of launchers, which is currently under evaluation.

    gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • DOD may temporarily provide hardware such as launchers if at all practical but not necessarily.

    Washington Post Takes Note of "Keep Mike" Effort - NASA Watch


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