We recently reported that we'd laid our grubby mitts on a second RockBLOCK Irdidium satellite comms unit - courtesy of Rock Seven. Top and bottom views of the RockBLOCK The RockBLOCK, pictured above, can "send and receive short messages from anywhere on Earth with a view of the sky", and it's this latter capability which has …
Lohan Equipped Tactical High-pressured Emergency RockBlock innovated protocol?
Sorry i have only had one cup of coffee this moring
Precision Accident Prevention System?
Even better if you have a pair of them.
Advanced Lift Cutting On Heavily Off Launch?
Thats pretty awful one (and I'm sure someone will get something better) but I think LOHAN needs ALCOHOL to travel...
Big Red Emergency Activated Safety Tether-cutting System
just to tidy that up a bit.
Big Red Emergency Activated Safety Tether Severer
Big Red Emergency Activated Severing Tether System
Just don't lean on Breasts by mistake.
Might require a paint job...
"Lohans AESA dictated yellow geographically aware remotely detonatable emergency nullification" system
Re: Might require a paint job...
I've read all the other responses and I think that LOHAN finding a way out of a sticky situation by employing her LADYGARDEN is a feasible solution - even if I did say it myself :-)
Surely you mean Balloon Accident Prevention System?
Re: How about
Well that'll certainly do too.
A touch of nepotism
High Altitude Itinerant Navigator Emergency Stop
Automated Range Safety Equipment
I love this!
In the unfortunate event something went wrong, the El Reg headline would read:
LOHAN goes AWOL, SPB forced to fire her ARSE.
Might require rehab...
Near earth Iridium Power Supervisor
Forget the backronym, it's her time, the new guard of the ex-Disney teen meltdown in progress.
Base Unit Supposed To Initiate Emergency Release
Blast Off Or Backout System?
Satellite Controlled Airborne Rockblok Yielding Safety Procedure In Case of Emergency
Oooh Errr. NIPPLE
Network Integrated Plane Permanent Launch Equipment
or NIPPLE for short.
Looking good, hats off to Dave!
Safety High Altitude Vertical Ejection Device
Avoid Disaster Emergency Letgo Equipment
General Abort Giveup Apparatus
Safety High Elevation Emergency Nogo
Balloon Eliminating Emergency Rupture System
Cutdown Ejection Required Vertical Emergency Zap Apparatus
...ok better get back to work now
Examples of usage
"Hit the MERDE button, Dave!"
"I don't think I can do that Dave. MERDE"
Since its a big red button...
Re: Since its a big red button...
Or along very similar lines: Gadzooks! - Space Plane Operation Termination
España Required Electrical Cutdown Transmission - Needed In Possible Playmonaut Losing Emergency Situation
Problems with REHAB? Simple: Remote Emergency Launch Activating Panic Sensitive Equipment.
Balloon Landing Override With Iridium Execution
Just cant find a suitable J to finish the job.
Remotely End High Altitude Balloon
Mission Abort Message Sender
Break Away Panic System.
To what does the opaque term "cut down" refer? I assume it is an emergency balloon deflation of some sort but Google is no help at all, just showing me leggy women in ragged denim shorts in response to my demands for explanation.
It cuts the payloads down from the balloon. I usually wrap the nylon cord around a resistor and heat that up with a few watts. I suspect this time though pyros will be used.
The cut is above the parachute for what I hope are obvious reasons :-)
Cutdown Of Navigator Drifting Outside Mission Specifications
Never leave Earth without them.
I love this game
Ballocket Releasing Accidental Horizontal Overflight Obviating Killswitch
Ballocket Abort Remote - so when things go tits up, you hit the BAR.
Speaking of which, maybe Tiny Integrated Tethered Stratodangle Unbinding Package?
Power-Abort. Release Everything. Not Today.
...Because if there's a bigger downer than a LOHAN PARENT, I don't know what it is!
only to be used in case of an adverse situation right?
or something using BOLLOCKS
Cut-down Hardware and Rockblock Iridium Satellite Transceiver Insisted by National Authorities Allowing Ground User Initiated LOHAN Experiment Remote Abortion
"Termination-Initiate" Transmission System Uplink Panel
34 comments in and no one has yet offered the acronym...
Not going to try to compete with the suggestions, but noticed that this is now a real D.I.Y. jobbie. There's nothing like a piece of copper stripboard to reveal a dedicated home constructor.
Indeed. It was hardly worth having a custom PCB made for a one-off, and it's a lot quicker too.
How about a bit of...
Orb Release Apparatus Link
Rockblok In High Altitude Nimbus Needs Abort
Hand Operated Remote Release Over Rockblock
Text Aerial Navigation Termination Request Using Mashup
Freed Unexpectedly By A Rockblock
Flight Ending Cable Killer
Turned Evil, Robot Requires Oblitteration Rapidly