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01. The [launch] of the space shuttle has been delayed due to high winds.
02. In a tragic accident a few years ago, the space shuttle blew up shortly after being [launched], killing all the astronauts on board.
03. We [launched] the boat from Cattle Point, and sailed up the coast to Sidney.
04. My great-grandmother was present at the [launching] of the Titanic, but luckily she wasn't a passenger.
05. The police have [launched] an investigation into recent allegations of corruption in the Department of Immigration.
06. The theories of Albert Einstein [launched] an intellectual search for a single coherent law that governs the universe.
07. The mayor has [launched] a new program to encourage cycle-tourism as a great attraction in our town.
08. Generally, it is those among the discontented who can best afford the risks of collective action who tend to [launch] protest movements.
09. Joka-Cola has [launched] a new vegetable pop which is doing quite well.
10. Thoreau once wrote, "You must live in the present, [launch] yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment."
11. It costs about $50 million in production, advertising, and coupon promotions to [launch] each newly-created breakfast cereal in the United States.
12. Approximately 1,000 new soft drinks are [launched] in Japan every year, of which only a small number survive.
13. On August 22, 1849, Austria [launched] unmanned balloons carrying bombs in the world's first known use of aircraft in warfare.
14. The first VHS videotape was [launched] in 1975, by Japan.
15. [Launched] in Sputnik II, Laika the dog became the first animal in space on November 3, 1957.
16. The first spaceshuttle was [launched] by NASA in 1981.
17. Microsoft CEO Bill Gates [launched] his business career at age 14 by forming a company named Lakeside Programming Group.
18. The first manned spacecraft to be [launched] was the Soviet's Vostok 1, which left earth in 1961.
19. The first satellite the United States [launched] into space was the Explorer 1, in 1958.
20. Within hours of the [launch] of Microsoft's Office '97, illegal copies were being sold in a market in Russia.
21. Twelve nations celebrated the [launch] of the new Euro currency on January 1, 2002.
22. The Soviet Union [launched] the first space satellite in 1957.
23. Many new computer products are [launched] at this big computer fair each year.
24. Johann Gutenberg [launched] a technological revolution in 1455, with the printing of 200 Bibles.
25. When rockets are [launched], they use enormous quantities of fuel.
26. After suffering injustices and insults by racists, Mahatma Gandhi [launched] a movement for equal rights in South Africa.
27. Our newest product line will be officially [launched] at a huge party at company headquarters.

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