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 cargo bay

Translation: soute

Definition: The enclosed volume provided within a spacecraft for accommodation of payloads, payload-support equipment and associated mounting hardware.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None