Astronaut

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NASA Astronaut Bruce McCandless II uisin a Manned Maneuvering Unit ootside Space Shuttle Challenger on shuttle mission STS-41-B in 1984.

An astronaut (or cosmonaut) is a person trained bi a human spaceflicht program tae command, pilot, or serve as a crew member o a spacecraft. Althou generally reserved for professional space travelers, the terms are sometimes applied tae onyane who travels intae space, includin scientists, politeecians, jurnalists, an tourists.[1][2]

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  1. NASA (2006). "Astronaut Fact Book" (PDF). National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on September 26, 2007. Retrieved October 4, 2007. 
  2. Marie MacKay (2005). "Former astronaut visits USU". The Utah Statesman. Retrieved October 4, 2007.