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 life support system

Translation: équipement de vie

Definition: That complex of equipment which provides for the maintained health, comfort and security of a vehicle occupant. Includes environmental control plus provision of food and water, waste collection and disposal, escape and survival gear.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None