- a person who discharges, rides in, or pilots a rocket.
- a technician or scientist whose work pertains to rocketry.
Origin of rocketeer
Examples from the Web for rocketeer
Historical Examples of rocketeer
The rocketeer couldn't afford to risk the lives of his passengers.Instant of Decision
Gordon Randall Garrett
I've been a rocketeer ever since I graduated from college, and I can't leave.
In the jargon of the rocketeer the great missiles were called "beasts" or "birds."
It was an abbreviation for rocketeer, a title all of them had once carried.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet
Harold Leland Goodwin
- an engineer or scientist concerned with the design, operation, or launching of rockets