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  • noun Plural form of astronaut.

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Examples

  • Since 2003, China has sent six astronauts into space, including the country\'s first, Yang Liwei, who is now a major-general responsible for astronauts\ 'training, and the first pair Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Chinese space heroes get a rapturous welcome

  • In my humble opinion the typical spaceflight risk to the astronauts is acceptable since they are performing a task which will help advance the state of our civilization.

    Extend Shuttle- Close The Gap - NASA Watch

  • Glenn and his six colleagues were reared in a world without the word "astronauts," but everything about their selection, and then their training, signaled that the nation was embarking on an epic undertaking that melded teamwork and individuality.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Glenn and his six colleagues were reared in a world without the word "astronauts," but everything about their selection, and then their training, signaled that the nation was embarking on an epic undertaking that melded teamwork and individuality.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The recent discovery of sustained and aubstantial bone loss in astronauts staying in space for as little as six months should raise concerns among those who think we can just rocket off to Mars without understanding how the body reacts to low-g environments.

    Why Some Say the Moon? - NASA Watch

  • The Navy Mark IV as it was first known attracted the attention of the newly born NASA in 1958 as they saw the suit as the best way to protect their astronauts from the depressurization of the cabin when it was in the vacuum of space.

    Kuriositas: The 10 Coolest Space Suit Designs

  • The price just went up to 50 million for 1 seat on a Soyuz so the cost to launch 3 astronauts is $150M.

    ISS About to Have a Crew of Six With Soyuz-TMA 15 Launch - NASA Watch

  • We did spin astronauts in space allbeit unintentionally on the rotating chair on Neurolab during the vestibular testing experiment.

    It Might Be Time To Restore Space Life Science Funding - NASA Watch

  • Converting urine into drinking water for space station astronauts is not all that different from what happens at water treatment plants on Earth - at a much smaller scale.

    NASA Watch: November 2008 Archives

  • I previously mentioned in a somewhat light tone that there are a lot of humans – including astronauts from the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions – who claim to have encountered sentient extraterrestrial beings.

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