Definition of Rocketry

1. Noun. The branch of engineering science that studies rocket design and operation.

Generic synonyms: Applied Science, Engineering, Engineering Science, Technology
Derivative terms: Rocket



Definition of Rocketry

1. Noun. The making and launching of rockets, its science and practice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rocketry

1. the science of rockets [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocketry

rocket up
rocketed
rocketeer
rocketeers
rocketer
rocketers
rocketing
rocketless
rocketlike
rocketman
rocketpack
rocketpacks
rocketplane
rocketplanes
rocketries
rocketry (current term)
rockets
rocketship
rocketships
rockface
rockfaces
rockfall
rockfalls
rockfest
rockfests
rockfill
rockfills
rockfish
rockfishes
rockfoil

Literary usage of Rocketry

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1. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"The existence of organized groups like the VfR signaled the increasing fascination with modern rocketry in the 1930s, and there were frequent exchanges of ..."

2. The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor by Hermann Noordung, Ernest Stuhlinger, J. D. Hunley, Jennifer Garland (1995)
"This last woi k has since been reprinted as History of rocketry and Astronautics, AAS History Series, vol. 7, pt. 1 (San Diego: Univelt, 1986). 4. ..."

3. Space Handbook: A War Fighter's Guide to Space by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Robert Goddard, the earliest and arguably the greatest American scientist in rocketry, was born in. Inspired by the writings of HG Wells, Goddard began ..."

4. The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force, 1945-1960 by Jacob Neufeld (1990)
"Clarence G. Lasby, Project Paperclip: German Scientists and the Cold War (New York, 1971); Wernher von Braun and Frederick I. Ordway, History of rocketry ..."

5. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff, Caroline K. McEuen (1980)
"... technical military problems of World War II to which physicists have contributed so much—radar, the atomic bomb, and the development of rocketry. ..."

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