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 rocket

Translation: fusée

Definition: Any kind of jet propulsion capable of operating independently of the atmosphere; a complete vehicle driven by such a propulsive system.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None