Defiance and Protest – thunderous applause

March 8th, 2014

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Defiance and Protest – thunderous applause

The Slide into WWIII

March 4th, 2014

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The slide into World War Three has begun. Not what Putin wanted, but a very real possibility. He won’t be the first dictator to get what he deserves rather than what he wanted.

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The Seasons’ Greetings

December 21st, 2013

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Once more we are at the point where Winter and Religious Celebrations take place

The FIRE Project Team wishes all of our readers a happy and fullfilling celebration and offer our Best Wishes to you for 2014, may it be a year of joy and advantage for you

Look out below – Design for Demise study aims to cut satellite reentry risk

December 20th, 2013

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Title GOCE reenters atmosphere
Released 12/11/2013 2:25 pm
Copyright Bill Chater
Description

Photo of GOCE reentering the atmosphere taken by Bill Chater in the Falklands at 21:20 local time on 11 November. Posted on Twitter, Bill wrote, “Driving southwards at dusk, it appeared with bright smoke trail and split in 2 before splitting again into more and going on north.”

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Even in space, what goes up does sometimes come down – potentially endangering people on the ground. So ESA’s Clean Space initiative is commissioning a study on ‘Design for Demise’ techniques, aimed at reducing the risk of satellite fragments surviving atmospheric reentry.

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Prepare for ‘construction to destruction’ as Robot Wars comes to London

December 11th, 2013

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London is bracing itself to ‘let the wars begin’ as Robot Wars takes centre stage at the London Model Engineering Exhibition on 17-19 January 2014.

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FIRE Project Link Changes

November 6th, 2013

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The FIRE Project public access portals are beginning to display hyperlinks to related information in a new format.

In line with Project policy set at the start of the project in 1995, all established URLs will continue to operate.

This is a housekeeping operation to prepare the Project’s public access portals for system enhancements that will begin introduction from December 2013.

A key to hyperlinks formats will be added to each portal as navigation information.

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Only hours left to raise $100,000

October 31st, 2013

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This is it. By the end of today we MUST raise $9,237 more to reach our $100,000 fundraising goal.

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First Production AW189 Performs its Maiden Flight

October 10th, 2013

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AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first production AW189 8 tonne class twin engine helicopter performed its maiden flight at Vergiate plant (Italy) today. The aircraft is expected to be delivered to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. by year end to carry out offshore transport missions in the North Sea, with operational readiness planned in early 2014. Additional two AW189 helicopters are currently under assembly in Vergiate.

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Hoisting the Preparatory

September 16th, 2013

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The Nautical Blog Hop is about to start. An international cast of authors are preparing to post their first Blog Hop articles with a nautical theme.

There will be articles on a range of nautical topics and views from leading authors in the field in a unique Internet event.

As the Blog Hop covers the time zones, the first articles will be appearing any time now

- SO START SCANNING THE BLOG HOP URLs

http://jmaucoin.com/
http://ofhistoryandkings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/weigh-anchor-nautical-blog-hop.html
http://doug1401ck.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/pirates-and-their-ships.html
http://www.lindacollison.com/women-working-men-aboard-ship
www.margaretmuirauthor.blogspot.com
http://julianstockwin.com/welcome-front-page/blog-page/
http://annabelfrage.wordpress.com/2013/09/16/by-the-sea-by-the-beautiful-sea/
http://wp.me/p3GFor-1W
http://www.veulett.com/2013/09/16/weigh-anchor-nautical-blog-hop/
http://thepirateempire.blogspot.co.uk/
http://mark-patton.blogspot.co.uk/
http://www.katherinebone.com/
http://blog.alaricbond.com/
http://gingermyrick.com/nautical-blog-hop/
http://www.judithstarkston.com/articles/the-wonders-of%E2%80%A6age-shipwrecks/
http://seymourhamilton.com/?p=168
http://www.oldsaltblog.com/
http://jameslnelson.blogspot.co.uk/
http://sjat.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/nautical-meanderings/
http://pruebatten.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/knowing-the-ropes/
http://dawlishchronicles.blogspot.co.uk/
http://www.joan-druett.blogspot.co.nz/
http://busywords.wordpress.com/
http://nthn.firetrench.com/2013/09/stand-by-to-raise-anchor/

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Nautical Blog Hop Raising Steam

September 15th, 2013

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Counting down to September 17 and the start of the Blog Hop Voyage.

To provide an easy access Discussion Board a lightly regulated system has been set up for the Voyage

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