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 astrophysics

Translation: astrophysique

Definition: A branch of astronomy that treats of the physical properties of celestial bodies, such as luminosity, size, mass, density, temperature and chemical composition and with their origin and evaluation.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None