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 synthetic aperture

Translation: synthèse d'ouverture

Definition: Technique used in radio astronomy to obtain the resolution of a radio telescope with a very large effective aperture from observations made using an array of smaller antennas.

Other Definition: None

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