noun (also Astronic science)
the social science dealing with space exploration and human civilisation in space, especially concurrent to the analysis of the Astronic tradition and its culture.
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astron-, denoting the astronomical world or the Astronic tradition, combined with the suffix -istry denoting a practice or science; meaning ‘the science of space exploration and human civility in space.’ Cometan is known to have first coined this term sometime during the first half of The Year of Completion.
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