Emoji dictionary 🧑🚀 Astronaut emoji [ as-truh-nawt ih-moh-jee ] Published May 6, 2021 What does 🧑🚀 Astronaut emoji mean? The Astronaut emoji 🧑🚀 depicts an astronaut. It is commonly used to represent astronauts, outer space, space exploration, and NASA. The Astronaut emoji 🧑🚀 is also used to celebrate National Space Day, which is held yearly on the first Friday in May (May 7 in 2021). Related words 🌟 Glowing Star emoji, 🌠 Shooting Star emoji, 👽 Alien emoji, 👨🚀 Man Astronaut emoji, 👩🚀 Woman Astronaut emoji Where does 🧑🚀 Astronaut emoji come from? The Astronaut emoji 🧑🚀 was added to Emoji 12.1 in 2019. On supported platforms, the emoji is used by combining the Adult emoji 🧑 with the Rocket emoji 🚀. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts the head and shoulders of an astronaut wearing a spacesuit. The Apple and Samsung versions depict the astronaut using an audio communicator. The Twitter version of the emoji has the astronaut holding their removed helmet as two stars twinkle behind them. On supported platforms, the emoji can be customized with various skin tones. The use of the Astronaut emoji 🧑🚀 overlaps heavily with the Man Astronaut emoji 👨🚀 and Woman Astronaut emoji 👩🚀. All three of these emoji are often used interchangeably or are used together. The Astronaut emoji 🧑🚀 is used generally to refer to outer space. In this sense, it is often used alongside the many other space-related emoji such as the Rocket emoji 🚀, the Alien emoji 👽, the Ringed Planet emoji 🪐, the Satellite emoji 🛰️, and the Telescope emoji 🔭. Examples of 🧑🚀 Astronaut emoji Yesterday the 5yo's 'life dream' was to write a book about an alien. Today it's to be an astronaut in space. We are covering a lot this week 👽🧑🚀 @lauraannebaker, April 28, 2020 I swear programming my social media accounts to function in accordance to how I want them to is like saying I want to be an astronaut 🧑🚀 #techproblems 😅 @MrDSAndino, January 4, 2021 Who uses 🧑🚀 Astronaut emoji? The Astronaut emoji 🧑🚀 is used to refer to actual astronauts, NASA, and space exploration. this might be a dumb question but what is an astronaut’s actual job?? like, once they get floating in space what do they DO?? 👩🚀🧑🚀👨🚀 — Levi. 💖💜💙 He. Him. (@lmseefeldt) February 19, 2021 We have a lift off 🚀🧑🚀👨🏻🚀#SpaceX #NASA — kanishka Yadav (@gurukanishka) April 23, 2021 The Astronaut emoji 🧑🚀 is also used generally to refer to outer space, both in real life and as depicted in popular culture. COVID19 isolation is giving us a glimpse of what a trip to Mars would be like 🚀 🧑🚀 — Sylvain Kalache (@SylvainKalache) March 30, 2020 Whenever anyone goes outside the space ship in a sci-fi movie, you just *know* one of them us going to get cut loose and drift off into space, unable to be saved.🧑🚀 — James Wooten (@rantonstupidity) December 26, 2020 Just Added Dark Brandon, phrogging, I said what I said, quiet quitting, back to school necklace Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of 🧑🚀 Astronaut emoji like most terms we define on Dictionary.com, but is rather an informal word summary that hopefully touches upon the key aspects of the meaning and usage of 🧑🚀 Astronaut emoji that will help our users expand their word mastery.