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 radiation

Translation: rayonnement

Definition: The process whereby a source dissipates energy into outer space in the form of waves or particles.

Other Definition: Energy carried through space in the form of waves or particles.

Synonym: None