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Example Sentences for "rocket"

Over a dozen people are dead, and scores wounded after a rocket attack on the rebel camp by forces loyal to the PresidentDo you think that one day we will be able to send a manned rocket to Venus?

My son built a model rocket which can be launched up to 350 meters in the air.

Over a dozen people are dead, and scores wounded after a rocket attack on the rebel camp by forces loyal to the President.

Prices for lettuce have rocketed in the last couple of weeks due to poor weather conditions in California.

The rocket exploded into a shower of golden stars, to the screams and cheers of the crowd.

The largest part of the rocket is used simply to carry the fuel.

The shooting star rocketed across the sky.

Actor Gary Sinise once said that careers, like rockets, don't always take off on schedule.

The missile rocketed through the air towards its intended target.

She rocketed to stardom after her appearance in the award-winning movie.

The astronauts became stranded on Mars when their rocket broke down soon after landing on the red planet.

In April of 2005, a piece of a 31-year-old U.S. rocket body collided with a fragment from a more recently launched Chinese rocket stage about 530 miles above Earth.

Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier at age 24 when, on October 14, 1947, he flew a rocket at 670 mph in level flight.

A manned rocket can reach the moon in less time than it took a stagecoach to travel the length of England.

France is part of the European Space Agency, which is developing rockets to send satellites, and eventually people, into space.

On October 7, 1991, the presidential palace in Croatia's capital city of Zagreb was hit by rockets, in an assassination attempt on the President.

The space shuttle goes into orbit like a rocket, and returns to earth like an aircraft.

Discussion question: Do you believe that in the future, people will be able to take a rocket to the moon or another planet for a holiday?

Find someone who played with a toy rocket as a child.


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