high altitude


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high altitude

Conventionally, an altitude above 33,000 ft (10 km).
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In addition, climbers aren't the only ones experiencing high altitudes.
Echelon's technology is used in the control network to monitor the oxygen supply system, one of the first of its kind in the world, which provides individual oxygen supply for passengers at high altitudes and is integrated with the train's traditional heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system.
A team of scientists including physiologists, biochemists and molecular biologists, headed by the Director of Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Dr Shashi Bala Singh along with 20 Indian Army soldiers are deputed to KIMBMRC, Bishkek and Tuya Ashu to carry out studies on high altitude acclimatization.
Wispy cirrus clouds are the only ones that form naturally at the high altitudes where jets cruise.
Included in the analysis were assessments of high altitude wind energy for the world's five largest cities: Tokyo, New York, Sao Paulo, Seoul, and Mexico City.
The stuff didn't get to a high altitude, so probably won't last for more than a few weeks.
There's nothing like confronting death at high altitude to give you perspective about life.
SEATTLE -- LiftPort Group, the space elevator companies, today announced that it has successfully completed its second round of preliminary tests of its high altitude platform and robotic lifters.
Spending time at high altitude before training at low altitude is well established to result in a marked improvement in athletic performance.
Tuesday, it was on its sixth test flight and its first at high altitude.
Sanswire Networks and the launch of the Company's high altitude airshipare subject to various risk factors and investors should construe any such investment as speculative.
Sanswire Networks and the launch of the Company's high altitude airship are subject to various risk factors and investors should construe any such investment as speculative.

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