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 Ultraviolet Auroral Imager (UVAI)

Translation: imageur d'aurores dans l'ultraviolet

Definition: High-tech camera system that orbits the Earth and takes photos of the northern polar region to help scientists understand the quirky, and sometimes dangerous, space weather associated with the Northern Lights (aurora borealis).

Other Definition: None

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