El austr√≠aco Felix Baumgartner, de 43 a√Īos, cumpli√≥ con la haza√Īa de saltar desde m√°s de 39.000 metros de altura, desde la estrat√≥sfera, ante millones de televidentes que lo sigueron en vivo en todo el mundo.
A¬†¬†Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, flying from Phoenix,AZ to Sacramento,CA, was climbing through FL344 towards FL360, when a panel in the cabin ceiling just above the overhead lockers opened with a gunshot like sound leaving a hole about 6 feet long allowing to look straight into the sky. Nobody was injured, just a flight attendant and a passenger received minor injuries and were treated at the airport but did not require transport to a hospital after safety landing…
The Boeing 747-100 operated by Qantas Airways as Flight QF30 departed from Hong Kong international airport to Melbourne on July 25, 2008. When it was cruising 29.000 ft over the South China Sea, one emergency oxygen cylinder burst and ripped a hole through the right side of the forward cargo hold. The flight crew conducted an emergency descent and landing to Manila. Damage to the airliner was substancial but none on board was injured. Here in attached you can read interesting article about it. Though this type of accidents are becoming less frequent, we should not¬†overlook real cases like this to improve our knowledge on this key safety matter
A person freefalling from 120,000 feet would theoretically reach a supersonic speed of over 700mph. Two daredevils of the skies are racing to break the sound barrier ‚Äď and face unknown hazards in their attempt. They are Felix Baumgartner (is an extreme sportsman from Austria)¬† and Michel Fournier (¬†¬†a ¬†former paratrooper from France) who both want to break Joe Kittinger record…
La primer publicaci√≥n sobre este tema fue en 1.958, cuando Ellis Cross difundi√≥ su hallazgo en las islas Tuamotu, en la Polinesia Francesa, entre los buscadores de perlas que hac√≠an m√ļltiples inmersiones por d√≠a¬†. Los portadores de este cuadro de parec√≠an a los viejos boxeadores muy golpeados. En el idioma de la Polinesia francesa significa: estar en la luna….
A commercial pilot wanted in connection with the killing of his girlfriend in Colorado¬†¬†Springs tried to steal a commercial airplane early Tuesday at the St. George Municipal Airport (Utah), then committed suicide, investigators said. The man who shot and killed himself inside a commandeered SkyWest airplane early Tuesday was 40-year- old Brian Joseph Hedglin, St. [...]
Consta de m√°s de 1.500 millones de galaxias, estrellas y otros objetos astron√≥micos. En realidad se trata de un atlas en infrarrojos, pues lo han conseguido mediante el telescopio espacial de infrarrojo WISE.¬†Fue ¬†lanzado 14 de diciembre 2009 y a lo largo de 2010 cartografi√≥ todo el Universo con una sensibilidad mucho mayor que sus [...]
International Maritime Organization (IMO) was adopted in Geneva in 1948 and IMO first meeting ¬†in 1959. IMO’s main task has been to develop and maintain a comprehensive regulatory framework for shipping and its remit today includes safety, environmental concerns, legal matters, technical co-operation, maritime security ¬†and the efficiency of shipping. Today, we live in a [...]