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 launch

Translation: lancement

Definition: The act of sending off a rocket vehicle under its own rocket power, as in the case of guided aircraft rockets, artillery rockets and space vehicles.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None