Definition of circumterrestrial in English:


Line breaks: cir¦cum|ter¦res|trial
Pronunciation: /səːkəmtəˈrɛstrɪəl


Moving or situated around the earth: circumterrestrial space
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  • The Salyut and Mir orbital stations were part of a unique program for a stage-by-stage building of human presence in circumterrestrial space.
  • This one after the separation of the second stage should go in circular circumterrestrial orbit using its principal engine.
  • It is found that an impact by a Mars-sized body usually results in formation of a circumterrestrial disk rather than direct formation of a clump.

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