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 launch pad

Translation:
aire de lancement
Definition:
The load-bearing base from which a rocket or spacecraft positioned on its launcher is fired.
Other Definition:
None
Synonym:
launching pad
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