rocketeer

[ rok-i-teer ]
/ ˌrɒk ɪˈtɪər /

noun

a person who discharges, rides in, or pilots a rocket.
a technician or scientist whose work pertains to rocketry.
Also rock·et·er [rok-i-ter] /ˈrɒk ɪ tər/.

Origin of rocketeer

First recorded in 1825–35; rocket1 + -eer
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rocketeer

/ (ˌrɒkɪˈtɪə) /

noun

an engineer or scientist concerned with the design, operation, or launching of rockets
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