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What is the difference between an astronaut and a cosmonaut?

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What is the difference between an astronaut and a cosmonaut?
posted Nov 30, 2016 by Chahat Sharma

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The distinction is that they are titles awarded by different space agencies. They both mean essentially the same thing and they both come from Greek.

  • Cosmonaut is used by the Russian Space Agency.
  • Astronaut is used by NASA, ESA, CSA, and JAXA.
answer Dec 3, 2016 by Abu Anam
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