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rocketeer

[rok-i-teer] /ˌrɒk ɪˈtɪər/
noun
1.
a person who discharges, rides in, or pilots a rocket.
2.
a technician or scientist whose work pertains to rocketry.
Also, rocketer
[rok-i-ter] /ˈrɒk ɪ tər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; rocket1 + -eer
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rocketeer

/ˌrɒkɪˈtɪə/
noun
1.
an engineer or scientist concerned with the design, operation, or launching of rockets
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