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 long duration exposure facility (LDEF)

Translation: batterie d'exposition prolongée

Definition: Stabalized structure comprised of many compartments where investigators could place various instruments which are then left in space to be retrived on a future shuttle mission.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None