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 eccentricity

Translation: excentricité

Definition: A measure of the shape of an orbit, or how far it diverges from a circle.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None