Promising propulsion system for small satellites successfully passed the stage of fire tests

On a test basis KBhimmash them. AM Isayev, the first stage firing tests propulsion systems (distribution of pulses rods) for small satellites, developed by the State Research and Production Rocket Space Center "Progress Samara Space Center."

The system of distribution of pulses rods (SWEET) is a promising propulsion system and is designed for orbital maneuvers of the spacecraft, its orientation and stabilization, according to a press release from Space-Rocket Center. SWEET designed and made by experts "TsSKB Progress" block-based tanks and reinforcement of their own making with the use of liquid rocket engines developed by Institute of Engineering and KBhimmash.

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In the center of Perm machine fell into the pit

Effects of recent heavy rains Permian felt by the entire day. Who in the turbulent rivers in the center of Perm Perm frustrated with the number of cars, and today close to the administration of Governor machine does almost gone underground.

— Dimensions of failure at the intersection of Kuibyshev and Soviet — 2×2 meters, depth — 1.5 meters, is located in close to nine-storey apartment building, — the CCU Perm region "Civil defense". — The nearest sewage pit and underground utilities are not damaged. Preliminary cause of the failure — soil erosion thunder showers


Zoologists in 17 years back into the forests of European Russia more than 180 teddy bears

Employment specialists rehabilitation of brown bear cubs orphaned IFAW IFAW released after 17 years of work center 184 bear in the woods of European Russia, told RIA Novosti director of Russian representation of Mary Vorontsov.

According to project manager IFAW Brown Bear and running the rehabilitation of orphaned cubs Sergei Pazhetnova, newborn bears come to the center, where a bear for some reason left the den. In addition, the "clients" are the center has grown cubs at the age of four or five months, which were lost.

"We, IFAW, began to support the project in 1995, when part of the

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Cadets of the U.S. Air Force came under lightning

Seventy-seven Air Force cadets were in a local hospital after a lightning strike at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center near Hattiesburg, Miss. There seems to be no serious injuries, and two students were taken by ambulance to the hospital, and the other 75 were traveling in buses. The army said in a press release that the soldiers had been taken to "medical examination" after hitting about 2 hours. Four personnel were in the immediate vicinity, but still "speak and are stable", according to a press release. Forrest County emergency operations director Terry Horse, said National Weather Service forecaster

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred in the east of Kazakhstan

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred on Sunday in eastern Kazakhstan, said the clearing and processing of seismic data of the Institute of Geophysical Research NNC.

According to operational data center, the earthquake occurred on January 1 14.07 local time (12.07 MSK).

"The coordinates of the epicenter: 49.70 degrees north, 77.66 degrees east longitude. Energy class 9.8. Depth of 4 kilometers," — said the center.

Information on injuries or damage.

RIA Novosti

The German government training center moves to Russia

December 7, 2011: Our homeland joins Germany, China, Israel and many other large military forces, building center combat training for their own ground forces. Our homeland has hired German firm Rheinmetall, to build a German state Training Center Three years back, in order to build similar in.

Center is based on the education system, developed by the U.S. Army in 1982. State training Center (STC) (National Training Center, NTC) is available on 147,000 acres in the Mojave Desert at Fort Irwin, California. There, the U.S. Army revolutionized the training of infantry in the 1980s with the development of MILES

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Perinatal Center opened in the Kirov region

Open obstetric regional perinatal center. As they say in such cases, it is difficult to overestimate the significance of the event. Brand new building in the most modern equipment, the safest conditions, new directions.


40% of births (about 5000 per year) Kirov region will take this body, primarily in the cases when there is any abnormal pregnancy and thus an increased risk. New directions — is nursing infants born with extremely low birth weight (500 grams), and carrying out the IVF procedure. Previously, this was not in the area.

We were among the first built

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Perinatal Center opened in Elista (Kalmykia) Refurbished

Perinatal Center, which will help to foster premature infants weighing a pound, opened after a major overhaul in Elista. Center has 140 beds and is designed to provide specialized medical care in obstetrics and management of pregnancies with complications.

Repair lasted about eight months and cost nearly 140 million of which 15.9 million — is the means of the regional budget.

In addition, 45 million bought a specialized medical equipment for neonatal resuscitation, ventilators, ultrasound machines, endoscopic rack equipment for central sterilization department and other medical equipment. 

The center is equipped with central air conditioning,

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Bird deaths recorded in Beijing


21.01.11.Massovaya death of wild birds recorded in the suburban area of Beijing — near the village Shatszyin, dozens of dead blackbirds, mallards and magpies, are found along the river banks Xiaoqing, reported local media on Friday. Local residents fear that they could be carriers of a disease.

"We did not find a dead bird or avian flu signs of some other infectious disease," — said the center of the sanitary-epidemiological control, ITAR-TASS reported.

He did not rule out that they died of hunger and adverse weather conditions. However, experts point out, ornithologists that birds can for a long time

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Krasnoyarsk buildings set on seismic sensors. Video


18.10.12.Eto archival footage filmed by eyewitnesses. Earthquake felt all the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The worst thing started after: the panic, uncertainty and fear of aftershocks.

In a crisis, there is not much comfort. The mobile network is congested, to MOE not get through. To avoid the information gap and Krasnoyarsk scientists have developed a special seismic sensors. Devices will be around the clock to monitor groundwater fluctuations and promptly report the earthquake location, thrust force and the possibility of recurrence.

Sergei Peretokin, head of the special engineering and design bureau "Science" KSC SB RAS: "It is fixed to the

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