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 airlock

Translation: sas

Definition: Small chamber through which personnel must pass to enter or leave larger chamber maintained at atmospheric pressure significantly different from ambient. Provided with two doors in series, never more than one door being open at a time.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None