rocket to

rocket (in)to something

 
1. Lit. [for a projectile] to ascend into the sky or into space; [for something] to shoot rapidly into something. The space shuttle rocketed into space. The locomotive rocketed into the darkness.
2. Fig. [for someone] to ascend rapidly into something, such as fame or prominence. Jill rocketed into prominence after her spectacular performance on the guitar. She will undoubtedly rocket to success.
See also: rocket
References in classic literature ?
Just run and tell East to come and back me," said Tom to a small School-house boy, who was off like a rocket to Harrowell's, just stopping for a moment to poke his head into the School-house hall, where the lower boys were already at tea, and sing out, "Fight
The addition of an inertial guidance system coupled with a Global Positioning Satellite system has improved the accuracy of the rocket to significantly less than 5 meters.
If you do damage a rocket end shield, contact your ammunition logistics/quality assurance representative or turn in the rocket to the ammo supply point.
An initial review of the March 27 flight confirmed that high-fidelity flight data were obtained throughout the mission, from its boost from a Pegasus rocket to splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, NASA officials said.
It wasn't until 1937 that he got a rocket to fly straight up one mile, and his goal of reaching space was never even close to realization.
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During the first mission, the focus had been on the X-43A vehicle itself, not on the proven booster rocket to which it was attached, officials said.
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Earlier, college physics professor Robert Goddard, who drew ridicule for suggesting a rocket to the moon was possible, launched the first liquid-fueled rocket in 1926 from his aunt's Massachusetts farm, then later moved his launches to near Roswell, N.
The completion of merger has enabled Rocket to expand its technology portfolio with the unparalleled quality and technical sophistication that TCSI brings to the communications market.
A start-up company aiming to capture a piece of the blossoming commercial space market plans to roll out in March a test craft that will try out an unconventional landing system that would use helicopter-like rotors to lower a rocket to Earth.
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