cislunar


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cis·lu·nar

 (sĭs-lo͞o′nər)
adj.
Located within a spherical volume centered on the earth and having a radius equal to the distance between the earth and moon: cislunar space.

cislunar

(sɪsˈluːnə)
adj
(Astronomy) of or relating to the space between the earth and the moon. Compare translunar

cis•lu•nar

(sɪsˈlu nər)

adj.
of or pertaining to the space between the earth and the orbit of the moon.
[1865–70]
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Adj.1.cislunar - situated between the earth and the moon
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Part of NASA's overall Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), this mission will use a number of important technologies to prepare for an early human exploration mission in deep space -- specifically, the area around the moon known as cislunar space.
Part of NASA's overall Asteroid Redirect Mission(ARM), this mission will use a number of important technologies to prepare for an early human exploration mission in deep space -- specifically, the area around the moon known as cislunar space.
Primarily operating in cislunar space--the volume of space around the moon featuring multiple possible stable staging orbits for future deep space missions--NASA will advance and validate capabilities required for humans to live and work at distances much farther away from our home planet, such as at Mars.
The Lunar Workshops include events on subjects as diverse as Scientific Opportunities in CisLunar Space (SOCS), Lunar Superconductor Applications (LSA) and LunarCubes (LCW).