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 (trăns′lo͞o′nər, trănz′-, trăns-lo͞o′-, trănz-)
Extending beyond the moon or the moon's orbit around the earth.


(trænzˈluːnə) or


1. (Astronomy) lying beyond the moon. Compare cislunar
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) unworldly or ethereal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.translunar - situated beyond the moon or its orbit around the earthtranslunar - situated beyond the moon or its orbit around the earth; "who can imagine a translunary visitor in Times Square?"
2.translunar - unworldly or etherealtranslunar - unworldly or ethereal; "high translunary dreams"
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
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Because its launch vehicle has excess payload capacity, the mission will also carry an experiment called LCROSS for observing a planned lunar crash of the vehicle's translunar injection stage.
The flight regime for the DOD's Earth-orbiting payloads and that for a translunar injection make it impossible for both agencies to use identical second stages because the thrust level required for NASA's missions far exceeds that required by the DOD.
Leaving Earth orbit on a three-day translunar traverse requires a velocity increase of 3,100 meters per second; capturing into a preferred lunar orbit requires a velocity decrease of 1,100 m/s; and descent to the lunar surface requires a further decrease of 1,900 m/s.
First, a new heavylift booster will launch an empty lunar module and a heavy translunar upperstage engine into Earth orbit.
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