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 range-finding

Translation: télémétrie

Definition: Process of establishing target distance, by radar, optics/lasers, echo, intermittent or manual gunfire, explosive-echo or navigational means.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: ranging