The 2013-14 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will stop in Albany, Western Australia, at the end of Leg 3 from Cape Town later this year.
On July 30, 2013, Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Karen L. Nyberg of NASA took this photograph of a sunrise viewed from the International Space Station. As the space station orbits the Earth every 90 minutes, traveling at about 17,500 miles per hour, the crew sees about 16 sunrises and sunsets daily.
Image Credit: NASA
New simulator capability to bring more training closer to airlines in region
SEATTLE, July 31, 2013 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced it is enhancing its flight training support for customers of the 787 Dreamliner with an additional 787 full-flight simulator at the Boeing Flight Services campus in London. The new device will be ready for training in the first quarter of 2014 and will join two other 787 flight simulators currently used for training airline pilots in London.
FAIRFAX, Va., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded one of fifteen prime contracts for the Business and Force Support Multiple Award Pillar contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide services including worldwide command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) support to various locations. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $900 million over five years across all 15 awardees if all options are exercised.
– Nelson’s front row seat for new Clipper 70 ocean racer
– Land Rover, ARM Holdings and Grange Hotels revealed as first Team Partners
– GREAT Britain will be flagship of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet as longest ocean race on the planet prepares to depart London 1 September
A GREAT Britain yacht was launched today (Wednesday 31 July 2013) on the North Terrace of Trafalgar Square in front of the National Gallery. Nelson looked down from his column on the proceedings as Sports Minister the Rt Hon Hugh Robertson MP and legendary UK yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston named the GREAT Britain entry in the 2013-14 edition of the unique Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
Gran Turismo®6 demo downloaded by more than 1.3 million worldwide
Leading competitors move to National Finals and first taste of Nismo performance cars
London & Paris – 31 July, 2013: Nissan and PlayStation®’s award-winning GT Academy competition attracted more than 148,984 racing-driver hopefuls from the UK to take part in the 2013 qualifying time-trial. The online phase of the virtual-to-reality competition closed on Sunday night with more than 765,000 entries overall recorded from the 18 participating European countries. Worldwide, more than 1.3 million people downloaded the special demo of the forthcoming Gran Turismo®6 game that featured ultra-realistic recreations of Silverstone Circuit, the all-electric Nissan Leaf and Nissan 370Z.
Scientists and engineers from BAE Systems, the UK’s leading defence, aerospace and security company, have been applying the same technology used to develop the world’s most advanced jet fighter – the Eurofighter Typhoon – to help improve the racing speed of the Great Britain bobsleigh team.