NASA named the probable cause of the tragedy of Progress

The premise of the tragedy on August 24 rocket "Soyuz-U", which was supposed to deliver cargo to the ISS gallaktichesky ship "Progress M-12M"Could become a problem in the fuel system of the third stage of the rocket. Told the manager about it programmki ISS NASA Administrator Michael Suffredini (Michael Suffredini) in an interview with the magazine Spaceflight Now.

According Suffredini, the engine booster turned off because of reduced pressure in the fuel system, and Russian specialists have been to behold it on the monitors. "In that case, they [the Russian experts at approx." Heathcliff "] for the last least know

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Over Arizona faced two U.S. military helicopters

In a collision of military helicopters UH-1Y «Huey" and AH-1W «Cobra" in the evening on February 22, killing seven fighter sea infantry. According to CNN, tragedy occurred in the air when the flight training at an air base Corps sea Corps in Arizona, USA.

At the moment, the South American sea infantry is investigating. According to the preliminary version, the premise of the disaster could be pilot error.

A similar incident occurred in December last year in the north-west of the USA, in Thurston County Washington. During a training flight while also facing two military helicopters, and eventually killed 6

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On Earth, ending gas

On Earth, there are about 920 trillion cubic meters of natural gas, according to NTV, citing an interview leading expert on gas International Energy Agency An-Sophie Corbeau for BBC News. Provided that the current gas consumption worldwide will remain unchanged, these reserves should last for 300 years. However, this calculation takes into account the gas reserves that are extracted from the clay and carbonaceous shale, and successful mining technology such gas until there is only the United States. International Energy Agency calls on Europe and Asia to connect to the development of technology for the extraction of gas from shale,

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In the Gulf of Mexico, there are signs of a new oil spill

The U.S. Coast Guard launched a probe in connection with the appearance of a strange stain on the surface of the water in the Gulf of Mexico, according to Reuters. Service representatives are concerned that the spot could result from an oil spill.

"In the water, there is an unknown substance, — the representative of the Coast Guard. — We are trying to establish its nature." According to the agency, the length of the spot is between three and six miles (4.8 to 9.6 kilometers). Place the alleged spill examined helicopters and aircraft services.

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Heavy rain and strong winds in Krasnodar

Afternoon in the rain and the wind increased.

After lunch at the West Substation accident. Been de-energized and the Slavic Festival neighborhoods.

The lights went out in almost all homes, and also turn off lights in several streets. In traffic rose hundreds of cars. In addition, with streams of water could not handle the storm water drain. Treatment plants in the second city hospital, the fifth hospital in the village of Krasnodar and Elizabeth could not stand the load. On the streets was a large puddle.

After half an hour of energy back out almost all the houses. The

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The Middle East has suffered the tragedy of the South American tactical fighter F-15E

The Middle East has suffered tragedy south american tactical fighter F-15E, reports The Washington Post. He was doing a training flight in the Gulf region, a clear scene of the accident has not been disclosed.

Both pilots managed to eject. According to a source in the U.S. Air Force, both landed safely. Details of the tragedy are still unknown. To the scene target rescuers and investigators who will determine the cause of the incident.

F-15 "Eagle" (F-15 Eagle) — South American weather tactical fighter fourth generation. 1st Fighter fifteenth "families" adopted for the U.S. Air Force in the far

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SPACE CROSSROADS: Orion next (Part 1)

The second consideration paleocontacts earthlings with extraterrestrial civilizations took place much earlier. The beginning of his lost in the darkness of prehistoric times, especially around the time it is possible to outline XV-XI millennium BC. Then the land fell into the sphere of influence of interstellar expedition arrived in the constellation of Orion and Sirius system. It seems again that the Earth was convenient for them "meeting place" — maybe because of its location in the galaxy, and perhaps for the reason that at that time there existed a highly developed civilization and the aliens could to

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The resumption of the reactors is necessary for Japans economy

Resumption of the stalled nuclear power in Japan, subject to guarantee their safety in the event of natural disasters, it is necessary for the economy, Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihiko Noda at a news conference on Monday.

Prior to the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" in March last year, 54 reactors provide about a third of Japan's electricity needs. In early March of this year, was stopped at preventing the last operating reactor. Because of fears of the population as long as none of the reactors already received prevention and stress tests, and has not been re-launched.

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The size of the oil slick off the coast of Brazil decreased by 80%

MEXICO CITY, Dec 23 — RIA Novosti, Elena Kargina. The size of the oil slick in the area of Rio de Janeiro, which resulted from leakage of drilling wells American Chevron, decreased by 80%, the Associated Press reported, with reference to the National Petroleum Agency of Brazil (ANP).

According to ANP, at present, the area of oil slick on the surface of the water is about 2 square kilometers, while the November 18 it was 12 square kilometers. The spot continues to move from the coast of Brazil, and the authorities do not rule out that it could reach popular

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UFO in Siberia: Part 1. Beat the aliens

In the last ten days of May 1997 in the northern spurs of the North-Chu ridge Southeast Altai crash occurred remained unidentified low-flying object (UFO). Dark thick choking cloud and odor covered a vast territory, from the mouth of the river Feeling to the Mongolian border.

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20,000 indigenous people, including members of

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