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 sample return

Translation:
retour d'échantillon
Definition:
A space mission involving the return to Earth of a capsule containing matter taken from a celestial body by means of an automatic probe.
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