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 yaw

Translation: lacet

Definition: An act of yawing; a movement of deviation from the direct course, as from bad steering; angular motion or displacement about a yawing axis.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None