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 Milky Way

Translation:
Voie lactée
Definition:
The spiral galaxy containing our sun; seen from the Earth as a broad, faintly luminous band of stars and interstellar gas arching across the night sky, with the constellation Sagittarius marking the direction to its centre.
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