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 greenhouse effect

Translation: effet de serre

Definition: Heating of the lower layers of the atmosphere due to absorption of the energy radiated by the earth.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None