Definition of rocketeer in English:


Syllabification: rock·e·teer
Pronunciation: /ˌräkiˈti(ə)r


  • A person who works with space rockets; a rocket enthusiast.
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    • There's plenty of technology on the shelf and in the fertile minds of garage-mechanic rocketeers around the world, especially in North America.
    • Also, with the $10 million X Prize now fully funded, at least for the near term, there is an additional financial incentive for entrepreneurial rocketeers.
    • In this case the team of student rocketeers would share a similar, if humbling, experience with many professional rocket designers and engineers: a launch vehicle failure.

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