The asteroid was a spaceship

The asteroid, which is expected next week should pass close to Earth was a spaceship.

Alan Fitzsimmons (Alan Fitzsimmons), Professor of Astrophysics Research Centre, said: "It has been established that the" asteroid "is actually a European spacecraft Rosetta (Rosetta)».

Now the spacecraft on the way to the comet near Jupiter.

Earlier this year, the spacecraft Rosetta (Rosetta) was held at a distance of 250 kilometers from Mars.

Automatic research station ship used the planet's gravity to change the course of its flight toward the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (Churyumov-Gerasimenko). Source: scienceblog.ru

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Military Secret (10/08/2012)

— Sensational version: Jesus Christ was married? — Nicknamed the "Paladin" (SAM-M109) — the best-selling howitzer century. — Full immersion: Underwater hunter U.S. Navy. — Mutiny on the ship: the thrilling adventure of a British sailing ship. — Ian Fleming — a real James Bond!? — Caution: there comes a glacier?! — Fools on the road: How to protect yourself. — CB-1367 — Advanced Russian silent sniper rifle. — At the bottom: Underwater pyramids put scientists in a deadlock? — Lived were giants: Hidden History of our Earth.

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UNIQUE SHIP FIRM «BORA» FOR THE RUSSIAN EXHIBITION IN ISTANBUL

Missile hovercraft «Bora» Black Sea Fleet will accept a role in the international defense industry exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey, told reporters on Thursday, head of the press service of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) captain Vyacheslav Trukhachev.   «It is planned that the missile hovercraft (RKVP)» Bora » Perceive the role of the Black Sea Fleet in the 11th international exhibition of the defense industry, which will be held from 7 to 10 May in Istanbul, Turkey, «- said Trukhachev.   Ship «Bora» (Project 1239) is in its own subclass naikrupneyshim high-speed warship using hydrodynamic platform — catamaran with

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Institute Quantum has developed optical-electronic system for future helicopter landing corvette

 

In the current circumstances it is impossible to do without the use of ship-based aircraft for various tasks. However, the difficult working conditions of helicopters from the deck of the ships, place high demands on safety issues and set designers to the need to develop to this end, special technical devices.

For this State Unitary Enterprise "Research Institute" Quantum "(Federal State Unitary Enterprise" Research Institute "Quantum") has developed optical-electronic system of the drive and the helicopter landing on the deck of the ship "SAGA".

The system is designed to provide a helicopter

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Chinese astronauts conducted a manual docking

Chinese astronauts conducted a manual docking with the orbital module

Chinese astronauts conducted the first in the history of China manual docking of the orbital module and spacecraft "Shenzhou-9", Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

Docking "Shenzhou-9" and the module "Tiangong-1", moving in space at a speed of 7.8 kilometers per second, started in 12.42 local time (08.42 MSK) and was broadcast live on television. According to the Beijing mission control center, the whole process the docking of two spacecraft took about 45 minutes.

Conducting manual docking and space module "Tiangong-1" has been called before the start of the

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SYSTEM «AEGIS» — the most powerful and combat readiness of the three regional U.S. missile defense components

By 2018, the number of U.S. Navy ships, filled with the missile defense system Aegis, can achieve 40 units reported defenseone.com January 10. Currently, the U.S. armed forces are equipped with 3 components of regional missile defense system. These include ground-based military complexes PAC-3 (Patriot Advanced Capability-3) and THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), the third element of the system are the ships Aegis. The first two are designed to intercept ballistic missiles launched by countries such as North Korea and Iran, the Aegis system has the potential to withstand long-range missiles that threaten the U.S.. In 2002, the

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La Fayette

These multi-purpose frigates, designed by world-famous French shipbuilding company DCNS, belong to a class stealth frigates. They are built at a shipyard in Lorient company. The structure of the French fleet includes the following ships of this class: La Fayette (tail number F710), Surcoef (F711), Courbet (Courbet) (F712), Aconit (F713) and Guepratte (F714).

First ship Series — Lafayette, was commissioned in 1996, and the last, Guepratte — in November 2001. The company DCNS also built a version of the anti-submarine frigates to Taiwan Navy (Kang Ding Class frigates) and air defense version for Saudi Arabia (frigates F3000S) within

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Course — to his native shores

Pacific Fleet ships, among which the major anti- ship "Admiral Tributs" tanker "Pechenga" and seagoing tug MB-37, graduated from the military services to ensure the safety of navigation Horn of Africa. At the moment, OBC (squad warships) is sent to his native shores.

According to the press service of the department of SBI (Eastern Military Area) of the Pacific Fleet, at the moment the ships are in the waters of the Indian Ocean. From 4 to 7 April OCB docked at the port of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, where necessary replenish supplies. And in the 20 days

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The first submarines. How it all began?

Ocean, powerful and frightening long been attracted to his person. He was a source of food, and discovery of new ways and yet countless ills. The eyes ancestors streamed expanse not only water, but also in its depth. Today we will focus on the first submarine, grandparent who can rightly be considered Leonardo da Vinci.

This amazing man is definitely ahead of his time in the field of inventions and art, developed drawings, according to which it was possible to create a vessel capable of traveling under water. Unfortunately, or

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Nevsky Shipyard launched the cargo ship Neva-Leader 5

July 2, on the slip Nevsky Plant took Launching the ship "NEVA-LEADER 5", the fifth in a series of ten self-propelled dry-cargo vessels of RSD49, built for the North-Western Shipping Company on the project developed by JSC "Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb".

Vessels of RSD49 belong to a class called "Volga-Don Max" and have the greatest possible for VDSK dimensions:

length — 139.95 m overall width — 16.70 m depth — 6.00 m capacity of cargo holds — 10,920 m3 deadweight in river draft of 3.60 meters — about 4520 tons deadweight at draft 4.70 m —

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