Definition of astronautics in English:

astronautics

Syllabification: as·tro·nau·tics
Pronunciation: /ˌastrəˈnôtiks
 
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noun

The science and technology of human space travel and exploration.
More example sentences
  • It is a non-profit corporation created to stimulate the exchange of ideas and information about rocketry and astronautics and to promote recognition of the nation's achievements in space.
  • Professions that helped humanity reach the Moon include astronautics, rocketry, space medicine, and space science.
  • The Mars Society was founded in August 1998 at a conference attended by more than 700 people, the prime mover being an engineer, Robert Zubrin, whose ideas have revolutionised Mars astronautics.

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