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๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ Astronaut emoji

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What does ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ Astronaut emoji mean?

The Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ depicts an astronaut. It is commonly used to represent astronauts, outer space, space exploration, and NASA. The Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ is also used to celebrate National Space Day, which is held yearly on the first Friday in May (May 7 in 2021).

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๐ŸŒŸ Glowing Star emoji, ๐ŸŒ  Shooting Star emoji, ๐Ÿ‘ฝ Alien emoji, ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿš€ Man Astronaut emoji, ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš€ Woman Astronaut emoji

Where does ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ Astronaut emoji come from?

The Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ was added to Emoji 12.1 in 2019. On supported platforms, the emoji is used by combining the Adult emoji ๐Ÿง‘ with the Rocket emoji ๐Ÿš€. 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 ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ overlaps heavily with the Man Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿš€ and Woman Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš€. All three of these emoji are often used interchangeably or are used together.

The Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ 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 ๐Ÿš€, the Alien emoji ๐Ÿ‘ฝ, the Ringed Planet emoji ๐Ÿช, the Satellite emoji ๐Ÿ›ฐ๏ธ, and the Telescope emoji ๐Ÿ”ญ.

Examples of ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ 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 ๐Ÿ‘ฝ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€
@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 ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ #techproblems ๐Ÿ˜…
@MrDSAndino, January 4, 2021

Who uses ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ Astronaut emoji?

The Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ is used to refer to actual astronauts, NASA, and space exploration.

The Astronaut emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ is also used generally to refer to outer space, both in real life and as depicted in popular culture.

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