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 sounding balloon

Translation: ballon-sonde

Definition: A free or captive balloon carrying equipment for the measurement of meteorological or other (eg, cosmic radiation) quantities in the atmosphere.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None