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see space sciencespace science,
body of scientific knowledge as it relates to space exploration; it is sometimes also called astronautics. Space science draws on the conventional sciences of physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering, as well as requiring specific research of its own.
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(ass-trŏ-naw -tiks) The science and technology of spaceflight.


(aerospace engineering)
The art, skill, or activity of operating spacecraft.
The science of space flight.


Flash Gordon
space-traveling hero. [Am. Comics and Cin.: Halliwell]
From the Earth to the Moon
Verne tale of a group who have a monster gun cast to shoot them to the moon. [Fr. Lit.: WB 13:650]
Kennedy Space Center (Cape Canaveral) U.S.
launch site for manned space missions. [U.S. Hist.: WB, So:562]
Pfaal, Hans
to escape his creditors, constructs a balloon and travels to the moon. [Am. Lit.: The Unparalleled Adventures of One Hans Pfaal in Poe]
Ransom, Dr. Elwin
kidnapped and taken to Malacandra (Mars), he escapes with the help of its wise inhabitants. [Br. Lit.: C. S. Lewis Out of the Silent Planet in Weiss, 437]
Rogers, Buck
early spaceman in fantasy comics. [Comics: Horn, 137–138]
space shuttle
U.S. spacecraft capable of reuse, making travel more practical. [U.S. Hist.: WB, So:561]
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Russek, Director of the Astronautics Technology Center in Madison, Wisconsin.
The purposes of IAA, as stated in the Academy's statutes are including foster the development of astronautics for peaceful purposes, recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves in a branch of science or technology related to astronautics, and provide a program through which the membership can contribute to international endeavors and cooperation in the advancement of aerospace science, in cooperation with national science or engineering academies.
No other field of aerospace inquiry has been so systematically documented in such consistent fashion as the IAA has done with the field of astronautics and spaceflight, and the IAA-AAS series are, as a consequence, a mandatory reference source for anyone attempting serious research in space history.
We evaluated several suppliers to determine who could meet our needs and timelines over the life of this contract," explains Joseph Potts, VP of Operations for Astronautics.
To establish safer environment for ultralight aviation, NCKU Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics has collaborated with ultralight flight associations to develop legal and safe flying & training activities.
It is a pleasure to welcome Bob Stevens as a member of the Academy in recognition of his distinguished career as a leader in space and astronautics," said Dr.
Aldrin earned a Doctorate in Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Manned Space Rendezvous.
He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
He began his career in various engineering and project management positions on missiles and space projects in McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company in St.
Astronautics will deploy the full IFS Applications enterprise suite at its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as well as at the New Jersey and North Carolina facilities of its subsidiary, Kearfott Guidance & Navigation Corporation.
History of Rocketry and Astronautics: Proceedings of the Thirtieth History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics, Beijing, China, 1996.