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 shooting star

Translation:
étoile filante
Definition:
A small meteor that has the brief appearance of a darting, starlike object.
Other Definition:
None
Synonym:
meteor
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