a person who trains and flies short-winged hawks, as the goshawk.
the science dealing with the application of to astronautics.
a combining form with the meaning “pertaining to stars or celestial bodies, or to activities, as spaceflight, taking place outside the earth’s atmosphere,” used in the formation of compound words: astronautics; astrophotography. Historical Examples Tom was quiet for a moment, and then added, “Same here, astro.” Stand by for Mars! Carey Rockwell “The astro One […]
a transparent on top of the fuselage of an aircraft, through which observations are made for celestial navigation. Contemporary Examples “This is all we live for,” Tuff Hedeman was saying on the astrodome floor, far removed from Willie and his friends. The Death of a Rodeo Cowboy Peter Richmond May 10, 2014 Yet at least […]
- Astro-inertial guidance