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 umbilical

Translation:
liaison ombilicale
Definition:
A flexible, mobile bundle of cables and tubes connecting power supply, monitoring and control devices to an apparatus, spacecraft or aerospace vehicle.
Other Definition:
None
Synonym:
umbilical cable
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