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 magnetosphere

Translation: magnétosphère

Definition: The region around the Earth, or any other planet, within which its natural magnetic field is constrained by the solar wind.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None