Definition of Astronaut

1. Noun. A person trained to travel in a spacecraft. "The Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts"




Definition of Astronaut

1. Noun. A member of the crew of a spaceship or other spacecraft that travels beyond Earth's atmosphere, or someone trained to serve that purpose ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Astronaut

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astronaut

astromancy
astromantic
astromathematics
astrometeorological
astrometeorologist
astrometeorologists
astrometeorology
astrometer
astrometers
astrometric
astrometrical
astrometrically
astrometries
astrometrized
astrometry
astronaut (current term)
astronautic
astronautical
astronautically
astronautics
astronauts
astronavigation
astronavigator
astronavigators
astronomer
astronomers
astronometrical
astronomian
astronomians
astronomic

Literary usage of Astronaut

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1. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"The level of comprehension of the astronaut's task was indicated by the responses—summarized in the report—to a questionnaire sent by the Space Science ..."

2. Read & Understand Stories & Activities Grade 3 by Jo Ellen Moore (1997)
"Shannon Lucid • astronaut How would you feel if your mom was away in outer space? That's what happened to the children of astronaut Shannon Lucid. ..."

3. Spanish/english Read& Understand, Grade 3 by Jo Ellen Moore (2005)
"That's what happened to the children of astronaut Shannon Lucid. She spent 188 days on the Russian space station Mir (meer). She and two Russian cosmonauts ..."

4. A Risk Reduction Strategy for Human Exploration of Space: A Review of NASA's by David E. Longnecker, Ricardo A. Molins (2006)
"Safe Passage: astronaut Care for Exploration Missions. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. ... Review of NASA's Longitudinal Study of astronaut Health. ..."

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