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Synonyms for astronaut

space traveller

Synonyms for astronaut

a person trained to travel in a spacecraft

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Summary: Hazzaa Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut to travel to the International Space Station (ISS), and Sultan AlNeyadi, the back-up astronaut for the same mission, have successfully completed their final tests for the mission.
Moscow: Do you ever wonder what it's like to train to become an astronaut?
Hazza will be accompanied by his crewmates Nasa astronaut Jessica Meir and Russian commander Oleg Skripochka for the trip onboard a Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft that will be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The upcoming feature marks the directorial debut of Noah Hawley which starts Portman as an astronaut who returns to Earth after a long time in space.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi have completed their training at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) of the European Space Agency (ESA) in Cologne, Germany.
Part of the training was attended by Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director-General of MBRSC, and Salem AlMarri, Assistant Director-General for Scientific and Technical Affairs at MBRSC and Head of the UAE Astronaut Programme.
Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, director general of Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre(MBRSC), said: "Day after day, we get closer to achieving the vision of our wise leadership to make the UAE a leader in the space industry, with the first Emirati astronaut travelling into space to conduct scientific experiments that benefit humanity.
It also comes on the heels of an announcement by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) that AlMansoori has been chosen as the prime astronaut and AlNeyadi as the back-up astronaut.
The two-day workshops were attended by His Excellency Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director General of MBRSC, and Salem AlMarri, Assistant Director General for Science and Technology Sector, Head of UAE Astronaut Programme.
And the worst of all: the safety tether could break and strand the astronaut in space.
Can you imagine what the security team at NASA's Johnson Space Center must've felt when they came to know that an astronaut aboard the International Space Station had just dialled 911?
I started researching, reading back to the very beginning of the history of space science, what actual Mars missions might look like, and astronaut biographies, and began to put together my mission.
A senior Chinese space official announced the selection of the country's third batch of astronaut candidates on Monday and is expected to narrow the group down to 17 to 18 after more testing.
NASA has honoured the seven astronauts killed aboard shuttle Columbia 15 years ago, with a special musical tribute by the son of Israel's first astronaut.