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 Mobile Remote Servicer Base System (MBS)

Translation: base de l’unité mobile d’entretien télécommandée

Definition: Second element of the Mobile Servicing System, Canada's contribution to the International Space Station. The Mobile Base System provides a moveable work platform and storage facility for astronauts during spacewalks.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: Mobile Base System