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In North America we call astronauts by their name because of the Latin word "Astro" for "star" and "Naut" for "sailor". The Russians call their astronauts, "cosmonauts" because of the Latin word "Cosmo" for "space" and again, "Naut" for "sailor". The Chinese call their astronauts "tainonaut" because of the world "taiokong" in Chinese which means "great emptiness" and the French call their astronauts "spationaut" which has the same meaning as astronaut does is Latin. The USA, Russia and China are...


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