astronautics astronautics  /ˌæ strə ˈnɑ tɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

Usage(s):

  1. Now 38 and living in Dublin, he laughs at the memory, but feels bad about not using his degree in astronautics and space engineering.
  2. An aeronautics and astronautics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Missouri-born Draper was one of 15 scientists named PTI's Men of the Year for 1960.
  3. Father of the science of astronautics, according to its devotees, is Hermann Oberth, 59.

News

  1. ATK to Feature Titanium Propellant Tanks at Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit

    ATK will exhibit its titanium propellant tank capabilities at the 49th American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Joint Propulsion Conference in San Jose, Calif., at the San Jose Convention Center July 15-17.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: SpaceRef

  2. ATK to Feature Titanium Propellant Tanks at Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit

    ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) will exhibit its titanium propellant tank capabilities at the 49 th American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Joint Propulsion ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "I'm deeply honored to have been elected to this very prestigious international organization. The IAA is especially distinctive in that it is the only international academy of elected members in the broad area of astronautics and space. I'm also...
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Robert Stevens Source: MarketWatch

  2. "I am basically interested in astronomy," Mr. Ajith said. "I applied because this field [astronautics] has something to do with astronomy."
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Ajith Kumar Source: Hindu

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