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 depressurization

Translation: dépressurisation

Definition: The removal or release of air pressure from a pressurized interior.

Other Definition: Loss of the artificial atmosphere essential to human life in a space vehicle.

Synonym: None