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n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The science and technology of space flight.
as′tro·nau′tic, as′tro·nau′ti·cal adj.
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(Astronautics) (functioning as singular) the science and technology of space flight
ˌastroˈnautic, ˌastroˈnautical adj
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as•tro•nau•tics(ˌæs trəˈnɔ tɪks, -ˈnɒt ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science of or technology involved in travel beyond the earth's atmosphere, including interplanetary and interstellar flight.
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the science of space travel, concerned with both the construction and the operation of vehicles that travel through interplanetary or interstellar space. Also called cosmonautics. — astronautic, astronautical, adj. — astronaut, n.See also: Astronomy
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|Noun||1.||astronautics - the theory and practice of navigation through air or space|
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
avionics - science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics; "avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program"
load factor - (aeronautics) the ratio of an external load to the weight of the aircraft (measured in g)
dynamic balance - (aeronautics) the state of equilibrium in which centrifugal forces due to a rotating mass (e.g., a propeller) do not produce force in the shaft and so vibration is reduced
astrogate - navigate in space
astrogate - guide in interplanetary travel
rigid - designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure
nonrigid - designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure
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astronautics[ˌæstrəʊˈnɔːtɪks] NSING → astronáutica f
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