Quiet Spike To Suppress Sonic Booms

A RESEARCH project called Quiet Spike, which investigates suppression of sonic booms, has begun at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center, at Edwards AFB, California. A joint team of Gulfstream Aerospace and NASA Dryden engineers and technicians has fitted a 24ft (7.3m) retractable spike on the nose of Dryden’s F-15B research test-bed aircraft. Made of composite materials, Quiet Spike weighs 4701b (213kg) and extends from 14ft (4.26m) in subsonic flight to 24ft (7.3m) in supersonic flight.

It creates three small shock waves that travel to the ground, parallel with each other. These produce less noise than the typical shock waves which

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Anatoly Sidorevich: New collection of works Kolasa not up to academic

"Instead we have literary — pavnavuka" Michas Scoble: "Anatoly, start with the fact that the collected works of Yakub Kolos lucky, as none of Belarusian writers. Kolasa They went chatsverachy: two volumes in 1928, seven volumes — in the 1950s, twelve volumes — in 1960 th fourteen volumes — in the 1970s. And in This year started publishing dvatstsatsitomavik. Quantitative progress is obvious — in comparison with the latest edition added six volumes. How would you rate the quality of the new edition? Or it shows that Russian kolasovedeniyu — at altitude? " Anatoly Sidorevich: "So called" professor of literature

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Anatoly Sidorevich: New Collected Works Kolas not up to academic

"Instead we have literary — pavnavuka"Michas Scoble: "Anatoly, start with the fact that the collected works of Yakub Kolos lucky, as none of Belarusian writers. Kolasa They went chatsverachy: two volumes in 1928, seven volumes — in the 1950s, twelve volumes — in 1960 th fourteen volumes — in the 1970s. And in This year started publishing dvatstsatsitomavik. Quantitative progress is obvious — in comparison with the latest edition added six volumes. How would you rate the quality of the new edition? Or it shows that Russian kolasovedeniyu — at altitude? " Anatoly Sidorevich: "So called" professor of literature "can

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Gallery Ada received the prize

The tape was presented at the competition "Europe Prize", which is held in Berlin. Merit Belarusian director handed President of the Chamber of Regions of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Council of Europe Lyudmila Sfirlaaga.The film co-production television Poland and TV Belsat "Ada Gallery" Vladimir Kolos associates workaday life of a small village with Belarusian official propaganda.

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919 works on the Holocaust

In the Minsk Palace of Youth rewarding favorites of the competition "Holocaust. History. Lessons of tolerance." On competition with the whole country received 919 works. Most of the contestants — not Jews.It was devoted to the 65th anniversary of the liquidation of the Minsk ghetto. It was conducted by the Alliance of Belarusian Jewish public associations, Republican Fund "Holocaust" and the Museum of History and Culture of Jews in Belarus.Works for the competition came from the 102 districts of the country. Participants: schoolchildren, students, teachers, universities and schools — sent local history work, teaching materials, research, movies, presentations, pictures and

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Times of India: Israel passed the U.S. in the supply of anti-tank India

India, appear to give preference to Israeli anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) third generation Spike NLOS (manufacturer: RAFAEL), abandoning the U.S. missiles in the same class FGM-148 Javelin, reports Times of India. Spike NLOS missiles equipped electrical guidance system that allows hidden hit targets at a distance of 25 km. Refers to the contract by about 1 billion dollars. Cause of failure of the American anti-tank, called sources in the Defense Ministry of India: Washington’s reluctance to provide New Delhi license to create these missiles after the original standard procurement. Israel agrees to the conditions of India, which plans to

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Who cut circles in the fields?

19.09.2005

In the Ivanovo region combiners found five correct figures. In the first laps in a wheat field near the village of Taymaniha were discovered on August 11. In the morning a link combine local farms Frunze came to harvest winter wheat, said "KP Yaroslavl."

Unusual pictures they saw from the height of their cabins: in the middle of a high mature wheat settled three correct circle formed by the bent to the ground and stacked to spike spikelet stalks. Circles were also joined two pieces of lying ears. The diameter of the large circle is 9 meters,

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RAFAEL is a new missile family Spike (Spike SR)

Rafael Spike missiles extends the family of light, portable rocket Spike SR. Guided missile small radius acts «shot and forgotten» will allow the Marines with the highest accuracy to hit a wide range of subjects at distances up to 800 meters. Spike SR occupy a niche between the medium-range guided missile Spike MR and unmanageable multipurpose missile Matador. Spike SR has the advantages of both systems with the full weight of its own less than 10 kg. Rafael graduated from the program from the test and now is looking for international customers and partners to end the full-scale development.

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Flying to the Moon at a cost of $ 1.5 billion

Former employees of NASA offer flights to the Moon "at an affordable price," $ 1.5 billion

On Earth, there Another company, focused on profits from space: the former employees NASA formed the company Golden Spike, which offers everyone go to the moon for $ 1.5 billion. According to the website of the company, Golden Spike is going to give to mankind the possibility of "affordable, reliable and periodic" expeditions to the moon.

In one flight of $ 1.5 billion will be sending two tourists, one of whom must pay half the amount, said The USA Today. Technology will

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IDF presented a secret weapon that was to amaze the Arabs

IDF presented to the public tool, the existence of which long years was kept secret and was to be a surprise for the Arab armies in the event of war.

Managed Anti- rocket Spike NLOS RAFAEL manufacturing concern is the last descendant of a family of missiles bolshennom Spike, standing in service with many countries, including Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey.

But unlike his predecessors Spike NLOS (Non Line Of Sight), made a couple of years back, was not present at gun salons and administered

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