Origin of astronautfrom French astronaute: see astro- and aeronaut
An astronaut floating in space.
The definition of an astronaut is a person who either travels into space or who is trained to travel into space.
An example of an astronaut is Neil Armstrong, the man who walked on the moon.
A person trained to pilot, navigate, or otherwise participate as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Origin of astronautastro- Greek nautēs sailor ( from naus ship ; see nāu- in Indo-European roots.)
Coined from Ancient Greek ἄστρον (ástron, “star”) and ναύτης (naútēs, “sailor”).
- This is absolutely incredulous, requiring one to connect with ancient astronaut theories or Atlantis myths.
- Buzz Aldrin is a retired astronaut and part of the first lunar landing of Apollo 11.
- Million Dollar Man - While not fully a robot, astronaut Steve Austin of the 6 Million Dollar Man TV series became a bionic human with legs, an arm and even one eye replaced by robotic implants that transformed him into a superhuman.
- Located within Sawgrass Mill Mall, the indoor park doesn't have any roller coasters, but it does have a collection of exhibits that let kids get a taste for being an astronaut, radio broadcaster, firefighter and more.
- As if that weren't enough, the Speedmaster was also worn by both American astronaut Tom Stafford and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov on the famous Apollo-Soyuz space rendezvouz.