Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of soft docking

Translation:
accostage
Definition:
The progressive and coordinated closing in of two spacecraft in space, until their contact.
Other Definition:
None
Synonym:
berthing
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