groundside adv.

= planetside adv.

  • 1951 P. W. Fairman Proud Asteroid in Amazing Stories Nov. 46/1 page image Paul W. Fairman bibliography

    The hauled her down and booted her groundside.

  • 1961 F. Leiber Beat Cluster in Galaxy Magazine Oct. 163/1 Fritz Leiber

    The new Administrator’s planning to ship us all groundside!

  • 1983 W. Gibson Red Star, Winter Orbit in Burning Chrome (1986) 113 William Gibson

    .Think what their testimony will be doing to us groundside.

  • 1991 L. Niven, J. Pournelle, & M. Flynn Fallen Angels 46 Larry Niven Michael F. Flynn Jerry Pournelle bibliography

    Things wouldn’t behave naturally groundside.

  • 1992 A. Steele Labyrinth of Night 133 Allen Steele

    We've still got to refuel at the Phobos fuel depot and check out the boat for the ride home, and seven days groundside is the longest I can stretch it.

  • 2013 T. Lee Within the Ghost in Space is Just a Starry Night 208 page image Tanith Lee bibliography

    On both occasions the problem was comparatively slight. A malfunctioning refrigeration unit flooding the storage deck; a solar flare of some kind that temporarily impeded communications with the station’s Connect HQ groundside.

Research requirements

antedating 1951

Earliest cite

P. W. Fairman, in Amazing Stories

Research History
Fred Galvin submitted a 1961 cite from Fritz Leiber's "The Beat Cluster".
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2013 cite from Tanith Lee.

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