Antarcticas Super-TIGER is top cat

NASA’s cosmic ray-hunting science balloon, the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (Super-TIGER), has smashed records for the longest flight by a balloon of its size and the longest flight of any heavy-lift scientific balloon during a flight over Antarctica, where it detected 50 million cosmic rays.

At a height of 38,000m (127,000ft), Super-TIGER was carried by the south polar winds for a lengthy 55 days, 1 hour and 34 minutes, breaking its own record of 46 days for the title of the longest flight by a balloon of its size. On board was a new instrument which, when bombarded by

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Anniversary of the disaster: flowers at the stone with the word sorry

Indirect observers for those events become your correspondent Russian edition of "War Journal", currently editor of "free previews" Vasily Zdanyuk.Commander showed hypervigilantThe journalist was given the task to do an interview with the then head of defense forces (PVO) of Belarus Valery Kostenko. But talking about the development of a unified Russian-Belarusian air defense system a couple of times interrupted duty reports about an unknown object near air Birch, who did not respond to requests and continued to delve into the area of Belarus. To illustrate the actual care of military, General finally ordered to beat "drone"."Well, and later, when

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British scientists have "artificial volcano"

British scientists have "artificial volcano" save the planet

It is known that volcanic eruptions, similar to what happened in the Philippines in 1991, have the ability to cool. In Britain since the end of 2011 an experiment to pump water at a distance of one kilometer from the ground into the air to test a new model of climate cooling, with which to launch into the stratosphere, sulfuric acid particles, capable of reflecting the sun.

A new experimental model of an artificial volcano is necessary for possible protection from damaging effects of climate change. The experiment is the first of

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Why cruiser Russia did not reach the Tsushima?

It is clear that a squadron of Vice-Admiral Zinovy Petrovich Rozhdestvensky residents of the rising sun found by the balloon lifted from the 1st squadron of Japanese ships. This was one of the main causes of death of the Russian squadron. Why did the Russian ships could not use balloons to detect the enemy?

It must be emphasized that at the beginning of the Russian-Japanese war the Russian navy had no 1st warship equipped Aeronautic means. All requests for the purchase of the War Department for the needs of their navy had been rejected SY Witte. But the position

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DKBA experiences balloon Relight

Director DKBA Victor Golubyatnikov described the activities of the company and some of the new developments.

According to him, at present the main theme of the company is working on a set with a tethered balloon "Relight". In addition, the company is working on other balloons and airships. Such systems are available today in dozens of U.S. Army, located in hot spots. On the characteristics of "Relight" is comparable with the best foreign military balloons of the class, and a number of parameters exceeds them. Mobile aeronautical complex designed primarily for long-term (up to 15 days) location at an altitude

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Russian air balloons will strengthen the Chinese border. And look after the Korean

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Russia’s largest manufacturer of airships and balloons — NGO "Augur-RosAeroSystems" (AP) — made to order Chinese border in Russia’s biggest stories tethered balloon "Puma". The Chinese will use the Russian balloon border protection — they bought for a third "Cougar". The Russian military until such large balloons in the AR did not order, limiting devices "Tiger" — They are four times less. "Tigers" and now involved in the tender of the Border Guard of South Korea, where they decided to use balloons to monitor the dividing line with the restless northern neighbors.

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Presentation was held captive balloon Relight

Recently there was a presentation of captive balloon "Relight", created state-owned company "Dolgoprudnenskoye design office automation" (DKBA). The balloon is currently undergoing factory tests, some of which took place at the test center in the suburban town of Roscosmos Relight.

Balloon "Relight" was created within the framework of the project "Animation" in the interests of the Defense Ministry. Mobile aeronautical complex "Relight" designed primarily for long-term (up to 15 days) hold at an altitude of 3 km of sensors, communications, early warning of enemy attacks and effective contribution to military operations. Such systems are available today in

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Russian balloonists

Aeronautical Centre "Augur" was founded in 1991 by a group of enthusiasts, and balloonists in 20 years of existence, has become the leading Russian manufacturer of lighter-than-air and one of the world leaders in the industry.

 

Today the team of the company has more than 150 people, including 2 academicians and one member of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics. KE Tsiolkovsky, two academics and one member of the Academy of Aviation and Aeronautics, 4 doctors and candidates of science 7, 3 winners of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and

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Heavenly Mountain Lion. Report closeup + news from the Augur.

China has been at least two such Russian complex cost $ 15 million in the United States of America each.

Earlier, in August 2011.

Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation together with Dolgoprudny design office automation (DKBA) held the state tests captive balloon "Relight" said "RIA Novosti" representative DKBA.

As reported earlier AviaPort.Ru, state tests planned spending in the contest, which also provides a set of tethered balloons with "Tiger" company "Augur".

During the official tests are tested target load, and the envelope is its

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In Russia is building a giant UFO!

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Russia is preparing a unique design of the aircraft, able to transport up to one and a half million tons of cargo. A giant balloon, its outline resembles an alien "flying saucer". Dimensions of the machine, according to developers, just huge, the device will be the diameter of about 200 meters, at an altitude of 100! Scientists have dubbed his creation "Lokomoskanerom." Russian experts are working on the creation of a unique flying machine called "Lokomoskaner." Its outline, he looks like a "flying saucer." According to the developers, the diameter of the machine is 250 meters, height —

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