interplanetary space


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interplanetary space

[¦in·tər′plan·ə‚ter·ē ′spās]
(astronomy)
The region that extends beyond near-space away from earth to the other planets in the solar system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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