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NASA Article Vocab

Important Vocabulary from Braun's article on Aerospace Technology

TermDefinition
Aerospace Technology ideas and devices used in the field of space exploration
Economic Competitiveness ability of an economy to compete fairly and successfully in markets for internationally traded goods and services that allows for rising standards of living over time.
Myriad a variety; number of different types
Premiere one of the best and most noted in a given field
Frontier(s) the extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area.
Embody be an expression of or give a tangible or visible form to (an idea, quality, or feeling). ex. "a team that embodies competitive spirit and skill"
Chronic something that happens frequently
Applied Research Applied science is the application of existing scientific knowledge to practical applications, like technology or inventions.
Stark apparent, clear, or drastic
Vigorous with much energy; intense activity
Broad-based wide-ranging; general. "we expect to see broad-bex. ased support"
Depleted something that is used to the point of almost emptiness
Evolvable the capacity of a system for adaptive evolution.
Transformative causing a marked change in someone or something. ex. "the transformative power of technology"
Capabilities the ability that someone or something has to achieve certain goals or tasks
Navigation the process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route.
Efficiency
Foundation What an organization, system , or idea are built on; a starting point
Modest humble; not looking for fame or notariety
Audacity 1. a willingness to take bold risks. 2. rude or disrespectful
Imprint impress or stamp (a mark or outline) on a surface or body.
Geopolitical relating to politics, especially international relations, as influenced by geographical factors.
Created by: MrMeyer
 

 



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