high-altitude high-altitude

Definition(s):

  • (adj) occurring at or from a relative high altitude

Usage(s):

  1. They are mainly worried about avalanches and deadly high-altitude sickness instead.
  2. The Golden Toad, which lived in the high-altitude cloud forests of Costa Rica, went extinct suddenly.
  3. Case in point: the Golden Toad, which lived in the high-altitude cloud forests of Costa Rica and suddenly went extinct.

News

  1. Not just for NASA anymore: How one man is taking his own photos from space

    The first man to launch a Raspberry Pi above the atmosphere with high-altitude balloons shares tips on shooting aerial photographs, crowdsourcing skills in real time, and fulfilling your dreams with cutting-edge technology.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  2. Venus’ Winds Are Mysteriously Speeding Up

    High-altitude winds on neighboring Venus have long been known to be quite speedy, whipping sulfuric-acid-laden clouds around the superheated planet at speeds well over 300 km/h (180 mph). And after over six years collecting data from orbit, ESA’s Venus Express has found that the winds there are steadily getting faster… and scientists really don’t know [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Universe Today

  3. Small satellites soar in high-altitude demonstration

    Four tiny spacecraft soared over the California desert June 15 in a high-altitude demonstration flight that tested the sensor and equipment designs created by NASA engineers and student launch teams.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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