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 launcher

Translation: lanceur

Definition: A device or structure that launches something or is used for launching; specifically (a) a structure that holds a rocket or missile during launch; (b) a rocket from which a satellite is released into orbit.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None