astronaut definition

  • noun:
    • you trained to pilot, navigate, or else engage as a crew person in a spacecraft.
    • a part of this staff of a spaceship or other spacecraft that moves beyond Earth's environment, or somebody taught to provide that function
    • you taught to travel in a spacecraft
    • an individual trained to pilot, navigate, or else take part as a crew member of a spacecraft.
    • an associate of the team of a spaceship or other spacecraft that travels beyond world's atmosphere, or someone taught to offer that purpose
    • you taught to travel in a spacecraft
  • adjective:
    • people trained to travel in a spacecraft; one who moves in a spacecraft; -- called when you look at the Soviet Union and Russia cosmonaut.
    • a person trained to travel in a spacecraft; person who travels in a spacecraft; -- called inside Soviet Union and Russia cosmonaut.

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