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  • 4 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

1,295 words, approx. 5 pages
Career Astronauts In the future, passenger flight into space is likely to become as routine as air travel. In the early twenty-first century, however, opening up the space frontier is the duty of a se... Read more
594 words, approx. 2 pages
Astronauts, Types Of Astronauts are persons trained to fly or operate systems aboard a spacecraft. "Astronaut" is the term typically applied to those who fly on U.S. spacecraft, whereas ... Read more
498 words, approx. 2 pages
Cosmonauts Cosmonauts are the Russian counterparts to American astronauts. During the early years of the "space race" between the two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union,... Read more
2,790 words, approx. 10 pages
Astronaut An astronaut is a person trained to perform a specific task on a craft designed and intended to travel beyond Earth's atmosphere. The term "astronaut" derives from the G... Read more
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