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 rendezvous

Translation: rendez-vous spatial

Definition: A space mission in which the spacecraft is manoeuvred so as to meet a target object, such as a comet or another spacecraft, with zero relative velocity at a preconceived time and place.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None