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moonshot

or moon shot

[moon-shot] /ˈmunˌʃɒt/
noun
1.
the act or procedure of launching a rocket or spacecraft to the moon.
Origin of moonshot
1955-1960
1955-60, Americanism; moon + shot1
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British Dictionary definitions for moon-shot

moonshot

/ˈmuːnˌʃɒt/
noun
1.
the launching of a spacecraft, rocket, etc, to the moon
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Word Origin and History for moon-shot
n.

1958, from moon (n.) + shot (n.).

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