Definitions for "Aëronautics"
The science or art of ascending and sailing in the air, as by means of a balloon; aërial navigation; ballooning.
The term "aeronautics" originated in France, and was derived from the Greek words for "air" and "to sail." Astronaut A person trained to pilot, navigate, or otherwise participate as a crew member of a NASA spacecraft. Astronomy The scientific study of matter in outer space, especially the positions, dimensions, distribution, motion, composition, energy, and evolution of celestial bodies and phenomena.
The study of all branches and activities of flying.
Keywords:  aviation, see
See also Aviation
the theory and practice of navigation through air or space