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 Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE)

Translation: Spectroscope opérant dans l'ultraviolet lointain

Definition: A satellite for astronomy purposes that is capable of reading light in the far ultraviolet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. Joint project involving the space agencies of Canada, the United States and France.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None