Aerial navigation; the art of raising and guiding balloons in the air.(noun)
The science of weighing air; aerostatics.(noun)
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Use "aerostation" in a sentence
"The military authorities have set aside, as a site for an aerostation camp, some twenty-five acres of the park near Rocquencourt."
"We will conclude this second part by giving a brief notice of some of those who, in the early days of aerostation, fell martyrs to their devotion to the new cause, and sometimes victims to their own want of foresight and their inexperience."
"It is to Mr. Glaisher and Mr. Coxwell, however, that the highest honours of scientific aerostation belong."