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 lift-off

Translation: décollage

Definition: The departure of an aerospace vehicle from its launch site or, by extension, any surface on which it is resting.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None