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aeronaut

[′e·rō‚nȯt]
(aerospace engineering)
A person who operates or travels in an airship or balloon.

aeronaut

aeronaut
Three separate instruments record, on the revolving drum, temperature, pressure, and humidity at the various altitudes, while a fourth (at bottom) marks time interval on the edge of the sheet.
The pilot of an aerostat, especially of a balloon. Also called a balloonist.
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The excessive displays of emotion 111 the narrative--hallmarks of the discourse of sensibility--are meant to connect audience with aeronaut in order to prime them for a striking account of the prospect.
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He first appeared in Madrid in the autumn of 1850 as an aeronaut taking part in balloon shows.
The program was spearheaded by Swiss psychiatrist and aeronaut Bertrand Piccard.
Eventually, Lyra goes north to rescue a kidnapped friend and makes the acquaintance of aeronaut Lee Scoresby and his rabbit daemon Hester, as well as witches and militaristic armored polar bears.
Learn to Fly Day helped rekindle a long-dormant dream in this aspiring aeronaut," writes Smith May 26, 2011
The other characters are mostly credible; Fabrice le Brun, aeronaut supplies humour, Guy Deschamps and Julien de Fortin add charm, intrigue and romance.
Bertrand Piccard, the Swiss-born psychiatrist and aeronaut, has been the driving force behind the solar-powered Solar Impulse aircraft project .
1784: The first ascent in a hydrogen balloon over England was made by the Italian aeronaut, Vincenzo Lunardi.
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finally, a bewigged aeronaut blows over France in an absurd balloon
Also speaking: academics from MIT, The Graduate Institute, EPFL and Harvard as well as visionaries including Nobel Prize winner Carlo Rubbia, Johan Galtung and the Swiss aeronaut Bertrand Piccard.