launch window

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web None of the makers was willing to commit to a hard date for launch of any of these products, though MSI did mention a likely Q2 launch window for one of the 5.0 Spatiums. PCMAG, 9 Jan. 2023 The offers currently available in the pre-launch window include free bets, entry into a Cavaliers tickets giveaway, a subscription to NBA League Pass and more. cleveland, 18 Dec. 2022 The two-hour launch window, until 3:04 a.m., gives time to troubleshoot any problems or wait out bad weather. Kenneth Chang, BostonGlobe.com, 15 Nov. 2022 Your best bet is NASA TV, which will begin coverage a couple of hours ahead of the first launch window. Christopher Cokinos, Discover Magazine, 2 Sep. 2022 The launch window will remain open from 4:04 a.m. to 6:04 a.m. ET, and the agency will share live coverage of the launch on NASA TV and its website. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 3 Dec. 2021 During a press conference, officials said the launch window will open at 11:37 a.m. ET, but Tropical Depression Nine could delay plans. Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 23 Sep. 2022 Rocket Lab announced the next attempt to catch a rocket with a helicopter will come on Friday, November 4, during a launch window set to begin at 1:15 p.m. EST. Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 3 Nov. 2022 See the timeline for tanking and other operations leading up to the beginning of the two-hour launch window at 2:17 p.m. Richard Tribou, Orlando Sentinel, 3 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of launch window was in 1962

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“Launch window.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/launch%20window. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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