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 Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS)

Translation: interféromètre de Michelson pour le sondage passif de l'atmosphère

Definition: The MIPAS is an infrared Fourier spectrometer – a sophisticated instrument designed to measure the concentration of various atmospheric constituents.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None