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polar orbit

noun
1.
a spacecraft orbit that passes over, or close to, the geographic poles of the earth or some other celestial body.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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polar orbit

noun
1.
the orbit of a satellite that passes over the poles of a planet
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