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 degrees of freedom

Translation: degrés de liberté

Definition: A measure of the redundancy in a network; a mode of motion, either angular or linear, with respect to a coordinate systelectromagnetic, independent of any other mode. A body in motion has six possible degress of freedom, three linear and three angular.

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