Phuket Raceweek – AY Race Report 1

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15th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2018

AY Race Report 1

2018/19 AY Grand Prix Event

Riding along on the crest of a wave…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
July 19th Cape Panwa: Although there was some apprehension and concern about the weather forecast at the Opening Party last night, apart from a short delay with strong wind against tide at the start line, racing got away in the high teens and in a rolly one meter swell. Two windward /leeward races on the outer course area for the IRC and Multihull Racing classes and two races for the Firefly and Pulse one-design classes in the confines of Ao Chalong. As the day wore on the breeze decreased, and ended up bathed in glorious sunshine, without a rain cloud in sight. So much for the forecast…

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Journey to Metro-land on the Metropolitan line – Sunday 9 September 2018

 

  • Hop on a heritage Tube train and travel along the Metropolitan line on Sunday 9 September
  • Vintage fans can dress up in vintage clothing and dance to 1940s tunes
  • Families can get crafty in a free flag-making workshop
  • Shop for Metropolitan line inspired gifts at London Transport Museum’s pop-up shop

Step back in time with London Transport Museum’s art deco heritage train trips, and enjoy a journey reminiscent of the 1930s in Metro-land, when the 1938 Tube stock train runs on the Metropolitan line between Amersham and Harrow-on-the-Hill.

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Trump says ‘I’m not pro-Russia,’ hits ex-CIA chief Brennan for calling Putin news conference ‘treasonous’

Trump says ‘I’m not pro-Russia,’ hits ex-CIA chief Brennan for calling Putin news conference ‘treasonous’

President Trump denied that he was pro-Russia and slammed former CIA Director John Brennan in an interview with Fox News after the ex-intelligence chief described Trump’s news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as treasonous.

 

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NASA Debuts Online Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data

NASA Debuts Online Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data

Image of the Chukchi Sea taken by the Landsat 8 satellite
Through its constellation of Earth observation satellites, NASA collects petabytes of data each year, including this image of the Chukchi Sea acquired on June 18, 2018, by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. Thanks to a new Remote Sensing Toolkit created by NASA’s Technology Transfer program, users will now be able to find, analyze and utilize the most relevant remote sensing data for their research, business projects or conservation efforts.
Credits: NASA/U. S. Geological Survey/Norman Kuring/Kathryn Hansen

While NASA’s policy of free and open remote-sensing data has long benefited the scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations, it has significant untapped potential for commercialization. NASA’s Technology Transfer program has created an online resource to promote commercial use of this data and the software tools needed to work with it.

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NASA Television, Website to Air Critical Conversations on Science in Space

NASA Television, Website to Air Critical Conversations on Science in Space

Expedition 56 Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA is pictured in the Destiny laboratory module
Expedition 56 Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA is pictured in the Destiny laboratory module of the International Space Station June 11, 2018, with gear from the Bone Marrow Adipose Reaction: Red Or White (MARROW) investigation.
Credits: NASA

NASA will join counterparts from across government, industry, academia and international organizations for an indepth conversation about science on the International Space Station Monday, July 23, through Thursday, July 26, in San Francisco.

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NASA, French Aerospace Lab to Collaborate on Sonic Boom Prediction Research

NASA, French Aerospace Lab to Collaborate on Sonic Boom Prediction Research

Dr. Jaiwon Shin of NASA (left) and Bruno Saigon of ONERA sign an agreement in London
Dr. Jaiwon Shin, NASA’s associate administrator for aeronautics, left, and Bruno Sainjon, president and chief executive officer of France’s Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales, sign a new agreement on sonic boom prediction research in London.
Credits: NASA/Emily Larson

NASA and France’s Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA), the French national aerospace research center, signed a research agreement Wednesday that could make supersonic passenger flights over land practical, dramatically reducing travel time in the United States or anywhere in the world.

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