payload specialist


an astronaut trained to handle highly complex or classified equipment carried aboard a space shuttle and to conduct experiments in space.
a specialist in transporting cargo.

Nearby words

  1. payer,
  2. paying guest,
  3. payload,
  4. payload assist module,
  5. payload bay,
  6. payloader,
  7. paymaster,
  8. payment,
  9. payment bond,
  10. payment by results

Origin of payload specialist

First recorded in 1970–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019