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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 aeronauts Joseph Croce-Spinelli and Theodore Sivel wielded a spectroscope from a balloon in 1874, but it wasn't until the 20th century that a complete astronomical telescope made the journey.
H H Jackson Nuneaton Edith Cook deserves an honour ON August 5, I visited Coventry to pay my respects to Miss Edith Maud Cook, the Victorian and Edwardian lady aeronaut, parachutist, and early aviator.
Aeronauts had the unique opportunity to move their readers by description while they themselves were moved, and poets might ascend with them by invoking fancy's powers to intercept an aerial vista.
He first appeared in Madrid in the autumn of 1850 as an aeronaut taking part in balloon shows.
All that is now left to testify to the courage and enterprise of all those British aeronauts, and to the many balloons and airships that were constructed and flown (apart from the memorial to the victims of the R.
Much was written about these aeronauts and their adventures and the text is replete with firsthand accounts.
Amidst a national media coverage that portrayed Israeli fire-spraying aeronauts "as if they were combat pilots on duty", he announced the formation of an IAF squadron of specialized aircraft to subdue any future fires, reaffirming faith in the ability of military hardware to solve complex crises.
Fair promoters touted the success and the aeronauts were paraded through main streets throughout the mid-West.
Should we set our words, like aeronauts, inside balloons, or does the lightness of their passage, in a world both violated and violating, betray an impossible position?
He said: "In Yr Ynys Ddu, Tintin and his dog Milyn discover two aeronauts in trouble.
37) As popularity increased, for the spectacle if not for the science, the aeronauts were often frowned upon by those who took the experiment rather more seriously than the incidental entertainment.
In 1875, following a fatal high altitude ballooning accident, Trouve suggested that a rubber diving suit linked to a tank of compressed air, could enable aeronauts to ascend safely above oxygen starved altitudes.