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 Observation System (EOS)

Translation: système d'observation de la Terre

Definition: NASA's orbital multisensor observatory system for the long-term acquisition of Earth science data to be operated in conjunction with an integrated ground-based science information system.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None