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 microsatellite

Translation: microsatellite

Definition: Small satellite used to conduct low-cost, rapid experiments on various technologies or applications and transported on board as additional cargo along with a main payload. Microsatellite usually refers to a satellite weighing less than 100 kilograms.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None