Launch
Against a black night sky, the space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew head toward Earth orbit

Space shuttle Discovery was launched at night on Dec. 9, 2006. Image Credit: NASA

      to send something on its way, such as when a rocket's engines are ignited to send it from Earth into space



Sentences:
While on vacation in Florida, my family saw the space shuttle launch into space.

My older brother likes to launch rockets with his rocket club.



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http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/launch/countdown101.html
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