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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.
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cislunar

(sɪsˈluːnə)
adj
(Astronomy) of or relating to the space between the earth and the moon. Compare translunar
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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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It was then excavated by one or more large impact events and launched into cislunar space. Once the sample reached the lunar surface, it was affected by several other impact events, one of which partially melted it 3.9 billion years ago, and which probably buried it beneath the surface.
Bigelow Aerospace plans to construct a "lunar depot" in cislunar space. NASA plans to construct the Deep Space Gateway in cislunar orbit as the successor to the International Space Station.
"The Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway will give us a strategic presence in cislunar space. It will drive our activity with commercial and international partners and help us explore the moon and its resources.
The next phases will include research and testing in cislunar space to ensure all relevant technologies work in deep space before the three-year journey to Mars is started.
The B330 is a standalone commercial space station that can operate in Low Earth Orbit, cislunar space and beyond.
"While the deep space gateway is still in concept formulation, NASA is pleased to see growing international interest in moving into cislunar space as the next step for advancing human space exploration," NASA administrator said in a statement.
the gateway is part of the Journey to Mars initiative by NASA, and the Space agency says it will be a small space station that orbits the moon in the cislunar space, and be used as a transportation node for expeditions to Mars.
Xu, "Navigation performance of the libration point satellite navigation system in cislunar space," Journal of Navigation, vol.
In this environment it is necessary to make the distinction between geospace (the region of space closest to the Earth), cislunar space (the region extending beyond Earth to the Moon), interplanetary space (the space around the Sun and planets of the solar system), interstellar space (the physical space within a galaxy), and intergalactic space (the physical space between galaxies).
would send a few Orion missions into cislunar space to fly formation with a boulder that the ARM may or may not bring back robotically.