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 payload specialist

Translation: spécialiste de charge utile

Definition: A member of a shuttle crew primarily concerned with the overall management of payloads, who may be an astronaut or scientist-astronaut.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None