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 altitude

Translation:
altitude
Definition:
Height, measured as distance along the extended earth’s radius above a given datum, such as average sea level.
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