All right! You’re here for a rather unique and interesting topic – spaceship vocabulary in German! You must be studying for one of the many space science programs, or simply have an interest in linguistics. Maybe you’re just here out of curiosity to learn the German word for Earth or the German names of the planets.
We’ll cover all of that and more so you can walk away knowing some new space nouns in the German language.
So what are the German words for the spaceship and space-related vocabulary? Let’s find out!
Space Science Words In German
Say you’re interested in a profession that investigates aspects of space or maybe one of these is your profession. You’ll want to know how to say your line of work in German when people ask you what it is you do. Take a look and if you don’t see your profession, let us know in the comments and we’ll add it!
What Are The Planets Called In German?
Let’s see what the names of the planets in German are.
Well, that should be easy to remember! Only two of the planets have a different translation from English which means you only need to learn two more words.
*Pluto was included because even though it’s no longer technically a planet, many people still know about it and make reference to it often.
Other Planet-Related Vocabulary
Here are some examples of words related to the planets such as planet nicknames, what planets are made of, and special details certain planets have.
|the dwarf planet||der Zwergplanet|
|the planet||der Planet|
|the planets||die Planeten|
|the red giant||der rote riese|
|the blue planet||der blaue planet|
|the rings||die Ringe|
Galaxy Vocabulary In German
How can you talk about the galaxy in German? We’ve got your back. These are a few of the terms related to the galaxy that can help you to discuss space.
|the blackhole||das schwarze Loch|
|the comet||der Komet|
|the cosmos||der Kosmos|
|the galaxy||die Galaxie|
|the Milky Way||Die Milchstraße|
|the star||der Stern|
|the sun||Die Sonne|
Earth And Space Vocabulary
We can’t forget about our own planet! Here are some resources to talk about Earth.
Space Technology In German
There are quite a few objects we crafty humans have invented over the years which have allowed us to do some pretty incredible space exploration. Here are a few of the space technologies humans have invented in the German language.
|the rocket||die Rakete|
|the rocket launch||der Raketenstart|
|the space station||die Raumstation|
|the spaceship||das Raumschiff|
|the spacesuit||der Raumanzug|
|the telescope||das Teleskop|
Parts Of A Spaceship Vocabulary In German
Here’s what you probably came here for! These are the main parts and related vocabulary to do with a spaceship. Spaceships have changed over the years from rockets to shuttles, to rockets again, but all these things have remained constant in the engineering of spacecraft.
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