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 Geoelectrodynamics and Electro-Optical Detection of Electron and Suprathermal Ion Currents (GEODESIC)

Translation: géodynamique et détection électro-optique des courants d’électrons et d'ions suprathermiques

Definition: Experiment designed to discover how the energy creating the Northern Lights heats up the Earth’s upper atmosphere.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None