- rotating about or surrounding the moon.
Origin of circumlunar
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Soon, the thrust would be needed in reverse, for braking action, near the end of the sixty hour journey into a circumlunar orbit.
The relatively low velocity needed to maintain vehicles in circumlunar orbits, made its danger to such vehicles small.
- around or revolving around the moona circumlunar orbit
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