cislunar

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See also: cis-lunar

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cis- +‎ lunar

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cislunar (not comparable)

  1. Situated between the Earth and the Moon.
    • 2020 December 16, Steven Lee Myers; Kenneth Chang, “China Brings Moon Rocks to Earth, and a New Era of Competition to Space”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Lt. Gen. Zhang Yulin, a former deputy commander of China’s astronaut program, wrote in The People’s Daily last year that cislunar space — the area between the Earth and moon — would “become another broad field for the expansion of human living space.”
  2. Situated below the orbit of the Moon, or equivalent distance from the Earth.

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