rocketeer

[rok-i-teer]
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] .


Origin:
1825–35; rocket1 + -eer

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rocketeer (ˌrɒkɪˈtɪə)
 
n
an engineer or scientist concerned with the design, operation, or launching of rockets

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