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Later Thursday, Russian news agency Novosti quoted the Defense Ministry in Moscow, which confirmed that a missile was test-fired from the Astrakhan region in central Russia.
According to a statement issued by Russia's Defense Ministry, crews belonging to the army's strategic missile division successfully test-fired a ballistic missile at 9:39 pm, Moscow time. A video shot in the area the missile was fired from showed parts of the missile falling. However, the clip was removed a few minutes after being posted.
A few spiral meaning keywords to start our spin around spiral symbolism will include attributes such as: Balance, Progress, Direction, Initiation, Centering, Expanding, Awareness, Connection, Journeying, Development.
I particularly like this last "connectivity to the Divine" observation. Indeed, I think ancient Celtic artists used the spiral symbol as a mind-altering creative process in which the act of creating a spiral in their work released their minds into a creative splendor. Perhaps that’s why we see them dominate the Celtic world; out of a strong desire to step outside the physical and enter a gossamer domain where dreams and intuition take hold of awareness
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The Spiral is and ancient symbol of evolution, one of the oldest pagan symbols in existence. It represents the cycle of the seasons and the cycles of Life, growth and change. Although each loop of the spiral brings one back to the same place, it takes one to a higher and more evolved level at each turn.
Originally posted by UnlimitedSky
The spiral is the oldest communal symbol in the world. It is the symbol in sacred geometry that refers to so much in life.
Originally posted by Phage
This has been posted a number of times.
Along with the reports of the Russian missile test (which is what the spiral was from). A spiral does not indicate a failure, it indicates that the third stage was spinning.
A spiral does not indicate a failure, it indicates that the third stage was spinning.
In my Norway Spiral threads, you literally fell over yourself to explain away the spiral itself as being nothing more than the end result of a spinning failed stage that was leaking fuel ... hence the very distinctive and unique spiral effect.
Originally posted by Phage
We have never been informed (and probably never will be) of the precise failure mode of the missile. I don't think there is any reason to believe that the test was not a failure since a failure can be defined as the payload not reaching its target. But the successful launch the following day of the Topol-M displayed a similar effect so it could very well be that the spiral was not a direct result of the failure. It should be pointed out that James Oberg has been skeptical of the spiral being caused by the failure of the Bulava since very early on. At one point I, half in jest, suggested that the spiral was indeed evidence of electronic counter measures.
A very detailed and thorough analysis to show that the Bulava was the source of the spiral.
If nothing else, it certainly (in my opinion) adds further circumstantial evidence that the Russians have some kind of new technology in their possession that they're testing with these missile launches.