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As followers of our epic Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) project will know, we recently laid our grubby mitts on a RockBLOCK Iridium satellite comms unit, courtesy of Rock Seven, and we're now giving one linguistically deft reader the chance to do the same. Top and bottom views of the RockBLOCK In fact, this is …

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GAGA

Ground Activated Guillotine Apparatus

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Bod

Box Of Doom. BOD. Says it all.

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TWERK

Trigger Widget Ejection Rockblock Kill-switch

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Mushroom

BOMBERS

Bulky Orb Manual Breakaway Emergency Release Systems

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PANIC-BUTTON Programmable Aerospace Nullification Instruction Chipset - Because Unwelcome Termination Tactic Ordered by Nimby Or just use PANIC on its own

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CURFEW

Command

Utility

Required

For

Emergency

Wipe-out

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FLAPS

Flying LOHAN Aeroplane Protection System

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Alert

Missing....

Surely the flashing green LED should be replaced by a 6 digit 7-segment count-down display

and there needs to be an equally preposterous cancel button that always stops the countdown at 00:00:01.

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RABID

Red

Alert!

Bring

It

Down!

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HOOKER

Heuristically

Operated

Orbital

Kill

Endangering

Rockblock

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BROWNPANTS

The BROWNPANTS Box….

Backup

Release

On

Worrying

Nearness

(of)

People

And

Nasty

Technology

Scenario

Ho-hum, back to my day job now :(

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BRB

As an homage to the (satirical or offensive, depending on taste) Amiga game 'Nuclear War' by New World Computing in 1990

BRB - meaning "Big Red Button"

[it's Monday and you want linguistic cleverness?]

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ROCKS(OFF)

Remotely-Operated Control Kill Switch (Orbiter Flight FAIL)

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HANDJOB

High

Altitude

Near

Disaster

Judicious

Orbital

Blowoff

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Re: HANDJOB

Awwww!

I spent at least 2 minutes coming up with Hand Actuacted Nubbin Destroys Jumbo Orbital Balloon

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Anonymous Coward

Cut

Units

Nether

Truss

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EXPLLODES! (exclamation mark strongly recommended)

EXpect

Problems?

Luckily

LOHAN

Only

Descends

Earthwards

Safely

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ORGASM

Orbital

Recalcitrant

Globe

Advanced

Suspender

Manipulator

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CYRUS

Critical Yank Release Under Stress

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Ouch!

Orbiter Umbilical Cut-away Hack!

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CAT

Cut Aeroplane Tether

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CRASH

Contingency

Rockblock

Abort

System

Housing

What, too on-the-nose?

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The Orb's Wireless In-flight Ejector (TOWIE)

Just think how confused the people interested in TOWIE would be having googled and ended up here...

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DIVORCE

Digitally Initiated Voyage and Operations Remote Cancellation Equipment

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YANKS

Yet Another Nerdish Kill Switch

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TRT
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PECKoR

Payload

Emergency

Cut-down

Key operated

Remote

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MILEY

Mile-high Irridium Location Establisher Yielder

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EROTIC

Emergency

RockBlock

Operated

Transmitter

Inititiated

Cut-Down

'LOHAN near populated area in EROTIC episode'

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Hmmmm

Electronic

Lohan

Rockblock

Ejection

Gadget

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REHAB

Remote Emergency Handy Arresting Box?

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SCAT

Satellite Comms Accessible Telecoms.

Shut up, I know it doesn't work, I just wanted a justification to type SCAT. :-)

Steven R

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PISSFLAPS

Portable

Interface

Secure

Safety

Flight

Launch

Aborting

Panic

Switch

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Alert

WINFREY

(W)irelessly

(I)nitiated

(N)oncontact

(F)ailsafe

(R)equires

(E)nergetic

(Y)agi

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Fatally

Underwhelming

Balloon

Apparatus

Recall

==

General

Abort

Function

Facilitator

==

Three-stage

Wayward

Arrest

Terminal

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Peak of the flight?

Cease LOHAN Immediately- Must Abort Xplosively

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WHAP BAP

"We Have A Problem" Ballocket Abort Panel

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EVACUATE

I didn't see a rule against more than one try so:-

Extinct

Volcano

Command

Under

Adverse

Telemetry

Event

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Re: EVACUATE

You're missing an 'A' there. How about:

Emergency

Vehicle

Abort

Command

Under

Adverse

Telemetry

Event

?

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FAILED

Fatal Ailment Interrupting Linked Emergency Device

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MORAL

As you refer to a _mighty_ orb. For looking better to native speakers someone have to fix the trailing e.

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MAD

Mission abort device

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SPLATTER

Stray Path Lived-in Areas Threatened Termination Execution Realiser

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BLOFELD

Bye

Low

Orbit

Friend,

Emergency

Lever

Depressed

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Go

MINAJ

Miniature Intelligent Navigation Abort Jig !

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Can I have three goes?

OOPS!

Orbital Object Payload Severer

DR. NO

Direct Relay Neutralises Orbiter

DO NOT PRESS!

Damn Orbiters' Nearing Only Town Present! Register Expecting S*** Storm!

I'll get my coat!

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POPTART

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Payload

Orb

Parting

Technology

Abort

Radio

Transciever

TULISA

======

Transmitted

Untether (and)

Let-go

Instigation

Saftey

Apparatus

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JOLIE

Jettison

Orb (from)

LOHAN

In

Emergency

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FECKLESS

Field

Equipped

Communications

Kinesthetic

Learning

Emergency

Status

System

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SCISSORS

Satellite

Controlled

Imminent

Sticky

Situation

Orbiter

Release

System

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