10Origin of “astronauts,” and “cosmonauts”
Outer Space or Space, as it is interchangeably used is the region that is outside the spherical earth that we live in. Humans have attained a level of technological advancement to visit space. This feat was achieved in 1961. These are some interesting facts that will make you want to visit space too. The terms “astronauts” and “cosmonauts” were created because of Space travel. The word “Astronaut” was coined from the Greek word “Astra” which means “stars” and “naut” which means “sailor.” “Cosmo” means “Outer Space” Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!