ˈæstrəˌnɑːt) A person trained to travel in a spaceship. Antonyms. citizens. Spaceman.
On this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idioms and related words for astronaut, like: space pilot, cosmonaut, astronaut, astronaut, astronaut, rocket pilot, explorer, rocket pilot, astronaut, kaleri and aviator.
Antonyms. amygdaliform ringed rod-shaped flattened.
Astronaut, term derived from the Greek words for “star” and “sailor”, commonly used for a person who has flown into space. More specifically, “astronaut” refers to those from the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan who travel into space.
Definition of rocket launcher
1 : one who launches, pilots, or rides in a rocket. 2 : a scientist specializing in rocketry.
Comets orbit the sun just like planets and asteroids, except that a comet usually has a very long orbit. As the comet approaches the Sun, part of the ice begins to melt and boil off along with dust particles. These particles and gases form a cloud around the nucleus called a coma.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft broke a record after successfully entering orbit around the asteroid Bennu – the smallest cosmic object ever orbited by a spacecraft.
Meteorites are objects in space ranging in size from dust grains to small asteroids. Think of them as “space rocks”. When meteoroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere (or that of another planet, such as Mars) at high speed and burn up, the fireballs or “shooting stars” are called meteors.