Synonyms for astronaut
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASTRONAUT
Of course, ground control was to be used only if the astronaut failed to ignite the retro-rockets himself.
The astronaut fell victim to a psychological stress that was unforeseen.
coined 1929 in science fiction, popularized from 1961 by U.S. space program, from astro- + nautes "sailor" (see naval). French astronautique (adj.) had been coined 1927 by "J.H. Rosny," pen name of Belgian-born science fiction writer Joseph Henri Honoré Boex (1856-1940) on model of aéronautique, and Astronaut was used in 1880 as the name of a fictional spaceship by English writer Percy Greg (1836-1889) in "Across the Zodiac."