What is another word for astronaut?

Pronunciation: [ˈastɹənˌɔːt] (IPA)

Astronauts are popularly known as space explorers or cosmonauts. They are individuals who have been trained to travel and work in outer space. Another popular synonym for astronaut is spaceman or spacewoman. These individuals are responsible for the maintenance, repair, and operation of different spacecraft and other structures in space. They are specially trained to operate complex spacecraft and have to undergo a rigorous selection process. Apart from the above, other synonyms for an astronaut are spacefarer, celestial navigator, rocketeer, and star voyager. These terms are often used interchangeably to refer to individuals who venture into space and explore different parts of the universe.

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Usage examples for Astronaut

Taking leave, then, of the two friends who had thus far assisted me, I entered the astronaut on the 1st August, about 4.30 P.M. After sealing up the entrance-window, and ascertaining carefully that everything was in order-a task which occupied me about an hour-I set the generator to work; and when I had ascertained that the apergion was full, and that the force was supplied at the required rate, I directed the whole at first into the main conductor.
"Across the Zodiac"
Percy Greg
I had calculated that while directing through the main bar a current of apergy sufficient to keep the astronaut at a fixed elevation, I could easily spare for the eastward conductor sufficient force to create in the space of one hour the impulse required, but that in the course of that hour the gradually increasing apergic force would drive me 500 miles westward.
"Across the Zodiac"
Percy Greg
She was moving, as seen from the astronaut, very slightly to the north, and more decidedly, though very slowly, to the eastward; the one motion due to my deliberately chosen direction in space, the other to the fact that as my orbit enlarged I was falling, though as yet slowly, behind her.
"Across the Zodiac"
Percy Greg

Famous quotes with Astronaut

  • I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.
    Muhammad Ali
  • Although as a boy I had dreamed about going into space, I had completely forgotten about that until one day I received a call from an astronaut, who suggested that I should join the program.
    David M. Brown
  • I wanted to be a secret agent and an astronaut, preferably at the same time.
    David Byrne
  • And, so I set my goals on astronaut because, as a military aviator, it was, I considered that to be about the peak of a flying career.
    Duane G. Carey
  • Well, for me it really wasn't a case of deciding to be an astronaut.
    Duane G. Carey

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