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 remote sensing

Translation: télédétection

Definition: Collectively, the knowledge and technology used to measure objects at a distance without physical contact with them in order to determine their characteristics.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None