Fr.: vol d'accostage
The unpowered flight of a spacecraft or missile after propulsion cutoff or between the burnout of one stage and the ignition of the next.
The act, manner, or power of flying.
O.E. flyht "a flying, flight," from P.Gmc. *flukhtiz (cf. Ger. Flucht).
Parvâz, from Mid.Pers. parwâz; Av. pāirivāza- "overrunning," from pāiri- "over (of space), from" + vāza- from vaz- "to fly, float; to drive;" cf. Skt. vah-, vahati. Also Mid.Pers. vâz "jump, flight," Mod.Pers. Lori, Gilaki, Tabari vâz "jump, leap."
Fr.: vol spatial
A travel outside the Earth by manned or unmanned vehicle requiring space technology.