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 thruster

Translation: propulseur

Definition: Small rocket motor, normally any of many kinds of rocket, used for spacecraft attitude control or fine adjustment of velocity.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None