Translation of blastoff in Spanish:


despegue, n.

Pronunciation /ˈblæstˌɔf/ /ˈblɑːstɒf/


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    despegue masculine
    • The space shuttle is counting down for blast-off, with managers confident that last minute hitches would not delay today's launch.
    • The camera played a critical role in the diagnostic equipment that made sure the shuttle's twin booster rockets were safe for blast-off.
    • The rocket has been greenlighted for blast-off tomorrow from the spaceport in French Guiana.
    • The rocket carrying a telecommunications satellite exploded after blast-off from the southwest of the province.
    • The chief engineer declared the mission on target to meet the scheduled blast-off tomorrow from the world's oldest space facility.
    • It's like a countdown to a blast-off of a rocket ship - like there's no way of stopping it.
    • The launch of the spacecraft was aborted yesterday just 20 seconds before blast-off.
    • He had no doubt that he would be unaffected by the forces, but Anna was obviously nervous about the impending blast-off.
    • The big blast-off was his speech in Nashville on August 26.
    • After that, it's another blast-off into unapologetically muscular techno.
    • With three days to go to blast-off, the troops meet in a popular bar.
    • I was thrown back in my seat as the force from the ship's quick blast-off threw me backwards.
    • Still in development, the first game in the series is scheduled for blast-off this fall.
    • The first explorer is slated for blast-off from the Mojave Desert in 2007.
    • The spokeswoman added that the crew might have to wait for hours strapped in sitting positions before blast-off.
    • It's blast-off for a campaign to clear graffiti from the whole of city centre.
    • The only genuine parts of the whole televised event were the blast-off and splashdown.
    • The Navy had been readying for a grapefruit-sized satellite called Vanguard, and this was rushed to Florida for a quick blast-off in December 1957.
    • Europe's first mission to the Moon looks set for a July blast-off.
    • Both teams filmed the blast-off into space using specially-adapted three dimensional cameras.