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 space mission

Translation: mission spatiale

Definition: A journey by a vehicle, manned or unmanned, beyond the Earth’s’ atmosphere, usually for the purpose of collecting scientific data.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None