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Beijing: China's latest manned spacecraft blasted off with three astronauts onboard on Tuesday on a 15-day mission to an experimental space lab in the latest step towards the development of a space station.
Summary: Washington, May 14, 2010, SPA -- The US space shuttle Atlantis blasted off on its final mission today from Cape Canaveral, Florida, thrusting through a perfect deep blue sky and carrying six astronauts to the International Space Station, according to dpa.
A ROCKET carrying a Russian-American crew and a US billionaire space tourist on his second trip blasted off for the international space station yesterday.
A MASSIVE telescope blasted off into space yesterday on a mission to find Earth-like planets.
blast off : to take off <The rocket blasted off.
A FORMER teacher blasted off into space after a wait of more than 20 years.
At first, even experienced gamers will find themselves often out of position, whiffing on balls and getting blasted off the table by the computer, even on easy mode.
When Way blasted off the ramp and up into the air, gravity pulled him downward.
An Ariane 5 rocket carrying the European Space Agency's Rosetta craft blasted off successfully from French Guiana,at 7.
This then allows the flashing to be efficiently blasted off, according to the company.
THE first 'space tourist' blasted off on his trip of a lifetime yesterday, after US and Russian space officials agreed to go ahead with the launch.