Glossary of Space Exploration Terminology

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Y
Y-axis
See pitch.
Yaw
The rotation of a vehicle about its vertical (Z) axis, i.e. movement in azimuth.

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Rocketry & Space Technology

Glossary courtesy of Robert Braeunig's
Rocketry & Space Technology website.