a group or department based on the planet Earth; the planet Earth itself
The Ozarks. That’s Earthside.
There'll never be brisket on Mars. For that we must go to the stars. Give me some tablets with vitamin Q. If you don’t like it, to Earthside with you!
With unquivering fingers he completed the connection and waited for Earthside to respond with the acknowledgement.
You know, with things in such a state of unrest, as far as Vandis and those renegade Russians down south, Earthside is overly concerned about security of the platforms.
I've got a report from Earthside—‘unauthorized departure from a court-ordered detention in a Class Five facility’—some kind of faked-up hospital.
When Proserpina had first arrived, Earthside openly doubted the images they sent back. Clouds? Open bodies of liquid? Impossible….
any evidence 1953
Robert A. Heinlein, 'Starman Jones'
The OED has a quote from a 1963 reprint of Robert A. Heinlein's 1949 "Red Planet".
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