contraorbital

[ kon-truh-awr-bi-tl ]
/ ˌkɒn trəˈɔr bɪ tl /

adjective

of or relating to flight in the orbit of, but in a direction contrary to, a given rocket, ballistic missile, satellite, etc.

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con·tra·or·bi·tal·ly, adverb
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