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 earth station

Translation: station terrienne

Definition: A radio station located either on the earth’s surface or in its lower atmosphere, used to contact one or more space stations of similar kind by means of reflecting satellites or other celestial objects.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None