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FLY ME TO THE MOON


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jaunt
a short trip for pleasure
one-upmanship
you disapprove of them trying to make other people feel inferior in order to make themselves appear more important
lofty
high moral qualities
lunar
relating to the moon or travel to the moon
celestial
things relating to heaven or to the sky
Isle of Man
Britisch island
moonshot
space program aimed at manned exploration of the Earth's moon
descent
the process of going down
fly-by
flight of a spacecraft past a celestial body close enough to obtain scientific data
rematch
when two teams or people compete against each other a second time
bulky
large and heavy
beefy
big and strong and often quite fat
maiden flight
first official journey that it makes
snapped up
to buy something immediately
equity
the owner of the shares receives some of the company's profits
cooped up
having to stay for a period of time in a place that is too small
Excalibur
the sword of King Arthur that was stuck in a rock
VirginGalatic
a company that plans to provide spaceflight to space tourists