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 Kennedy Space Center (KSC)

Translation: Centre spatial Kennedy

Definition: Main NASA centre for testing, controlling and launching payloads and spacecraft. The Center is responsible for the intergration, control and launch of space shuttles and their cargo, landing operations and turn-around of orbiters between missions.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None