Weekly news review — 9-13.04.2007
Holy Fire from Jerusalem in Samara
With benediction of His Holiness Patriarch Alexis II of Moscow and All Russia and well-doers’ energies of St. George cathedral a godly tradition of Holy Fire delivery from Jerusalem to Samara to the Easter was found.
“Zhiguli” reduces traveling time interval
The “Zhiguli” train № 9/10 reduces traveling time interval by 29 minutes in Samara – Moscow direction and by 35 minutes in Moscow – Samara direction from May, 27. Since May, 27 the “Zhiguli” train will depart at 5 p.m. from Samara (Moscow time) and will arrive in Moscow at 7.55 a.m. next day. It will return from Moscow at 6.55 p.m. and will arrive at 10 a.m. The traveling time is 14 hours and 55 minutes.
The new motor-racing circuit
The motor-racing circuit construction project of European level in Togliatti is considering at the Russian Federation Government.LADA RING – the name of the future motor-racing circuit – is planned to use for holding national and international auto-racing competitions. LADA RING will host not only sport events but also sportsters and production vehicle tests, different festivals, autoshows and image events.
The way the space industry develop
Samara space ship designers participate actively in the creation of pilot industrial objects in the space. Nikolay Sevastyanov, the president of space rocket corporation “Energia”, tells about a new nonexpendable space transport system “Cliper”/”Parom”, about autonomous attended modules “Oka” – mini-plants producing crystals and biomaterials in space.
Fatal flaw of Tu — 134 aircrew
Comparing received information to decoding data of the liner aircraft recorders experts support the version of air crash as the result of human element. There is good reason to think that the pilots couldn’t just understand each other and decide who must assume the control as a result of it the control column wasn’t put in place in time.*