Definitions

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  • adj. referring to travel in outer space

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to astronautics.

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

  • adj. of or belonging to astronauts or the science of astronautics

Etymologies

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From astro- +‎ nautical

Examples

  • His resume looks pretty impressive, MS in M.E. and N.E., several specialty MS, and astronautical eng; he retired from the military in 2003.

    Latest NASA Administrator Speculation - NASA Watch

  • On the other hand, my novel Hurricane Moon is hard science fiction, with astronomy, molecular biology, astronautical engineering, and botany.

    MIND MELD: The Future of Written Science Fiction

  • We did not have to educate the public, as the headlong rush of astronautical events did it for us.

    Tin

  • The Space Agency was always issuing contracts to universities, research organizations, and industrial firms for astronautical studies.

    Tin

  • Bowman had done very little work in space itself, and was not skilled in extravehicular operations-for no man could become an expert in all astronautical techniques.

    Tin

  • Mr. Jones, who calls himself, “a bit of a geek,” said he had been influenced by the book Entering Space: Creating a Spacefaring Civilization by astronautical engineer Robert Zubrin.

    The Man Who Fell to Moon

  • Phil Chapman, a geophysicist, astronautical engineer, and first Australian to become a NASA astronaut, writes, All four agencies that track the Earths temperaturethe Hadley Climate Research Unit in Britain, the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, the Christy group at the University of Alabama, and Remote Sensing Systems Inc in Californiareport that it cooled by about 0.7C in 2007.

    Liberty and Tyranny

  • Geophysicist Dr. Phil Chapman, an astronautical engineer and former NASA astronaut, served as staff physicist at MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    More scientists doubt man-made global warming...

  • An astronautical engineer, founder of the Mars Society, and activist for the colonization of the Red Planet, Dr. Zubrin has received a considerable amount of attention over the years.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • ROESGEN: Aeronautics and astronautical engineering degrees.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2009

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