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The unidentified object at the Bottom of the Baltic Sea Cuts off Electrical Equipment when Divers Get Within 200 Metres


Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Related post reporting the discovery  of the object (July 4, 2011): https://believenothing.net/2011/07/04/mysterious-disc-found-on-baltic-seabed/

‘The divers exploring a ‘UFO-shaped’ object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea say their equipment stops working when they approach within 200m.

Professional diver Stefan Hogerborn, part of the Ocean X team which is exploring the anomaly, said some of the team’s cameras and the team’s satellite phone would refuse to work when directly above the object, and would only work once they had sailed away.

He is quoted as saying: ‘Anything electric out there – and the satellite phone as well – stopped working when we were above the object.’

Read more: UFO at the Bottom of the Baltic Sea Cuts off Electrical Equipment when Divers Get Within 200 Metres

http://www.davidicke.com/headlines

Engineer Details Plans to Build a Real, Burj-Dubai-Sized Starship Enterprise in 20 Years


By Rebecca Boyle Posted 05.14.2012

 

Real Starship Enterprise BuildTheEnterprise.org
 

The year 2245 is just too distant — we should build and commission a real USS Enterprise right now, cracking the champagne across her hull within 20 years, according to an enterprising engineer. The gigantic ship would use ion propulsion, powered by a 1.5-GW nuclear reactor, and could reach Mars in three months and the moon in three days. Its 0.3-mile-diameter, magnetically suspended gravity wheel spinning at 2 RPM would provide 1G of gravity, and the thing looks just like the “Star Trek” ship of lore.

This project is the brainchild of an engineer who calls himself BTE Dan. As in “Build The Enterprise,” which is also the name of his brand-new website.

“We have the technological reach to build the first generation of the spaceship known as the USS Enterprise – so let’s do it,” BTE Dan writes. He even sifts through the federal budget and proposes tax hikes and spend ing cuts to cover the $1 trillion cost.

Though the “Star Trek” connection lends the project an air of sci-fi fun, BTE Dan is hardly the only engineer dreaming up a next-generation spaceship to the stars. DARPA’s 100-Year Starship project is designed partly to foster ideas just like this one, from a project planning roadmap to a real ship.

Read more: http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-05/build-real-starship-enterprise-make-it-so-ambitious-engineer-says

http://www.buildtheenterprise.org/

Would You Ride This Pencil-Shaped Capsule To Space?

May 24, 2012 2 comments

By Rebecca Boyle Posted 05.23.2012

The amateur rocketeers at Copenhagen Suborbitals are getting closer and closer to orbit, testing a new bi-liquid fuel combination for a hand-built, donation-funded, non-profit rocket. The group tested its alcohol- and liquid oxygen-powered TM65 rocket over the weekend, the largest amateur bi-liquid rocket in the world.

NASA’s Building of the Future: a Model for Tomorrow’s Moonbases


by:Charlie Jane Anders at http://io9.com/5904872/nasas-building-of-the-future-a-model-for-tomorrows-moonbases?tag=space

Check out this gorgeous cutting-edge building, which NASA just opened in Moffett Field, CA and won the coveted Platinum LEED certification.

Ames Research Center director Pete Worden described the Sustainability Center as “the first Moon building on the planet Earth,” because of all the insane technology that’s been deployed here. A water recycling system, similar to what’s on the Space Station, will cut water use by 90 percent. The building uses geothermal wells for heating and cooling, and opening and closing windows to adapt to changing weather conditions. And solar panels and fuel cells power the building and other buildings at Ames. [Mountain View Voice]

James Cameron, Charles Simonyi, and Ross Perot, Jr. to Unveil Space Project


By Dan Nosowitz Posted 04.20.2012 at 5:30 pm

Asteroid Mining Not an image from Planetary Resources, just a stock photo we happen to have of asteroid mining. Kevin Hand

Planetary Resources, a mysterious organization whose investors include Google execs Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Microsoft alum and astronaut Charles Simonyi, director James Cameron, “space visionary” Peter Diamandis, and Ross Perot, Jr., is planning to announce more details of the project this coming Tuesday. We’ll be covering it, so we thought we’d give you a heads-up. It has something to do with space resources and exploration–its LinkedIn page says it “develops technologies and systems to enable low-cost commercial robotic exploration of the solar system,” and cofounder Peter Diamandis has hinted at asteroid mining–but we don’t know much more than that at the moment. Check in here on Tuesday (and, I mean, on Monday too, for other things) for the reveal.

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-04/google-execs-james-cameron-charles-simonyi-and-ross-perot-jr-unveil-space-project

New images show Elenin is a Spacecaft

September 1, 2011 Leave a comment

Here is the latest Enterprise Elenin imaging — produced from an original NASA STEREO-B satellite video, the latter recorded during Elenin’s recent encounter with a solar CME (coronal mass ejection), August 19th.

The new image-composite (made from THREE “40-second HI-1 camera frames”) reveals several additional, startling details about Elenin’s now strikingly “tetrahedral shield” (which we discovered only last week) — that is apparently protecting “Elenin the spacecraft” (deep inside this shield) from excess solar radiation.

The well-known technique of “stacking” independent image frames, to “increase signal and suppress noise,” is an old one — used successfully by professional and amateur astronomers alike. On this composite image, the brighter “knobs” at the apex of each of the three visible tetrahedral vertices can now easily be seen, as well as the striking “rounded symmetry” of each tetrahedral “vertex.”

The full dimensions of this extraordinary “geometric force structure” now measures more than ~300,000 miles along each edge — more than 1.5 times the distance of Earth from the Moon!

Needless to say, there is NO QUESTION now regarding the artificial nature of this object/structure; in several hundred years of astronomers observing comets — including, over two decades of satellite imagery specifically to study interactions with the solar wind — such an obviously ARTIFICIAL, GEOMETRIC structure has NEVER BEEN OBSERVED.

The fact that this astonishing structure is also a precise “tetrahedron” — echoing the deeply “tetrahedral” numbers associated with Elenin’s very trajectory into the inner solar system! — is even more extraordinary. It definitely confirms that the overwhelming “message of Elenin” is– “Hyperdimensional Physics!”

In the next three days, Elenin will encounter its SECOND major CME (according to Leonid Elenin’s official website — ); at that time, the H1-2 camera on Stereo-B (and maybe on STEREO-A) will be capable of acquiring new images, hopefully gathering even more precise scientific details on this extraordinary GEOMETRIC structure.

 

http://forum.davidicke.com/showthread.php?t=181636

Unknown planet(Elenin/Nibiru?) and two companions rise before the sun; Tues 10th May 2011

July 15, 2011 3 comments