They were hovering in Earth's upper atmosphere, at the permitted limit.
Meeting the rarefied gases of the earth's upper atmosphere, they illuminate them as electric discharges illuminate a vacuum tube.
Because we are leaving one of the undiscovered conditions of the upper atmosphere that disturbs the sunlight.
Or had the Throgs tried to blast the Terran ship in the upper atmosphere, crippling it, making this a forced landing?
Would she sail through the upper atmosphere—or come down like a stone?
This, by its expansion and ascension will cause a further influx from below, until the upper atmosphere becomes loaded with vapor.
They tell us that it is caused by the arrest of the energy of the sunbeam by the clouds and vapor in the upper atmosphere.
It was not mere money that inspired one, and she almost wished she were not going in that upper atmosphere.
It had been the constant spillage of atomic waste into the upper atmosphere that had spelled ruin.
As the cooling progressed, however, the steam that was in the upper atmosphere began to condense and to fall in rain.
|upper atmosphere |
The part of the atmosphere above the troposphere. The upper atmosphere includes the mesosphere, the ionosphere, the thermosphere, and the exosphere. Temperatures in the upper atmosphere decrease with increasing altitude except in the thermosphere, where temperatures increase significantly with altitude, because the few molecules present receive intense solar radiation.