from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To navigate a spacecraft, as in celestial flight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To astronavigate; to control and guide a spacecraft.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. navigate in space
  • v. guide in interplanetary travel


astro- + (navi)gate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Contraction of astronavigate. (Wiktionary)


  • My Chief Engineer assures me that the Main Converter could be started, but we have no one fitted to astrogate.

    Destiny Narrowly Avoided

  • "Cripes -- I'm not sure I can even astrogate to the Moon," Two-and-Two was heard to complain.

    The Planet Strappers

  • "Boy, it'll be a pleasure to ride a spaceship without having to astrogate," said Roger.

    The Revolt on Venus

  • "Two measly weeks out, two weeks to astrogate her back home.

    Next Door, Next World

  • "And now you come along and tell us that we can get him to astrogate us out to Tara!

    Danger in Deep Space

  • Our sleeping friends will be able to astrogate them back to Dara without trouble, provided only that nobody comes out here to bother us before they leave. "

    This World Is Taboo

  • "With _you_ to astrogate us, we may have a chance.

    Subspace Survivors


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