Description: Height in relation to a certain reference point; (general) distance measurement, usually in the vertical or "up" direction, between a reference datum and a point or object. The reference datum also often varies according to the context (source)

Example: 15 m

Synonym(s): Elevation, Height

Element Segments: Space Segment, Ground Segment, Launch Segment

Element Families: Attitude Control, Orbital Mechanics

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Australian Educational Vocabulary
BNCF Thesaurus
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OmegaWiki Defined Meaning
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