cislunar cislunar


  • (adj) situated between the earth and the moon



  • Redirecting an asteroid mission

    Since its announcement in April, NASA has struggled to win public and political support for its asteroid initiative, including a mission to move a small asteroid into cislunar space. Jeff Foust reports on how NASA may be tweaking the effort to place a greater emphasis on planetary defense, while some in Congress move to block the project.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Space Review

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