Recent Examples of astronaut from the Web
Like so many others, NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold was awestruck by the livestreaming of Starman and his ride.
Falcon Heavy Test Flight The rocket's test cargo on this first flight consisted of Musk's original Tesla roadster carrying a dummy astronaut on a flight around the Sun.
Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, is building a massive rocket called New Glenn after former astronaut John Glenn.
His boxer shorts — covered with images of astronauts and cats — could be seen over the waistline of his jeans.
Diallo Wallace, a Navy helicopter pilot with a lifelong ambition of becoming an astronaut, headed straight to the San Diego Aerospace Museum yesterday morning after seeing the news of Columbia's demise.
What can an astronaut, baby sloths, a sentimental music video and an MRI scanner reveal about your friends?
Last summer, it was announced that NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps would become the first African-American International Space Station crew member, after she was chosen to go on the June 2018 mission.
In January 2017, Otter named educator and former astronaut Barbara Morgan as the first recipient of the state’s top civilian honor for service.
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Origin and Etymology of astronaut
First Known Use: 1928See Words from the same year
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