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Giant 'UFO fragment' falls from the sky in Siberia
The Telegraph ^ | 3/22/2012

Posted on 03/23/2012 10:13:27 PM PDT by bruinbirdman

The U-shaped object, resembling a silvery dome, is currently under inspection by Russian experts, after being covertly removed under cover of night from the possession of villagers who found it.

After discovering the device on Sunday, locals from the village of Otradnesnky had managed to drag the “UFO fragment” from the thick forest where it had fallen. They attached it onto a trailer and took it through the snow to their village, where local inspectors then examined it before alerting Moscow authorities.

In an official statement, Sergey Bobrov, who found the object, agreed to keep it safe.

But following their stealthy removal of the 200-kilogram metal fragment, police have it under close guard, on orders from unnamed authorities.

The device has not had its provenance confirmed as of yet. However, the object does not come from a rocket or missile or be in any way associated with terrestrial space technology, it has been announced.

“The object found is not related to space technology. A final conclusion can be made after a detailed study of the object by experts,” said Roscosmos, theRussianspace agency.

Experts have also examined the object to determine whether it poses a hazard.

“We measured the radiation level near and inside the object. We found no radiation here,” said Yuri Bornyakov, who heads the rescue service department of the Kuybyshevsky district in the Novosibirsk region.

Part of the fragment is made of ultra-strong titanium, said Valery Vasiliev,

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 03/23/2012 10:13:31 PM PDT by bruinbirdman
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To: bruinbirdman
Captain, the port lateral sensor array just went down.

Run a diagnostic Mr. Worf.

Aye sir...What the hell?

2 posted on 03/23/2012 10:18:04 PM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: bruinbirdman
Somewhere, some AeroFlot pilot is wondering what the heck fell off of the plane.

/johnny

3 posted on 03/23/2012 10:18:34 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Jet Jaguar; KevinDavis

Aviation and space ping.


4 posted on 03/23/2012 10:19:35 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: bruinbirdman

Titanium, eh? Maybe a submarine exploded. :0


5 posted on 03/23/2012 10:23:36 PM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: bruinbirdman
Probably a "stage ring" protecting the nozzle from a rocket, my guess, between second and third stage booster,
or bottom cover to a satellite.
6 posted on 03/23/2012 10:26:48 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: bruinbirdman
Capt. Kirk to Spock:
"Scottie got drunk and ejected the damn warp core again"
7 posted on 03/23/2012 10:30:46 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Donnie Darko knew something like this would happen. Nobody listened.

Did YOU listen?
I didn’t listen.
See? Told ya.

But he knew.....
He knew.


8 posted on 03/23/2012 10:36:39 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: bruinbirdman

Darn, those muzzie kids are blowing up manhole covers again... a wee bit too much explosives!


9 posted on 03/23/2012 10:37:24 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: The Cajun

LOL!!!!


10 posted on 03/23/2012 10:37:45 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Look for the union label, then buy elsewhere.)
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To: bruinbirdman
Hey, takes a lot of vodka antifreeze in Siberia this time of year.

Who knows what you might find stumbling around in the woods?

11 posted on 03/23/2012 10:53:39 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Yosemitest

It looks like the first stage “cap” for a rocket (possibly a Zenit).


12 posted on 03/23/2012 10:53:48 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: bruinbirdman

The amazing thing to me is that part of it
looks like a van. Wierd.

Oh oh, could it be a Tardis?


13 posted on 03/24/2012 12:36:54 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Strange video at the site, seems to show
something in the sky, then a house with a hole in
the roof, then the big object on the ground.
Looks like the top of a silo.

could it be connected to THIS??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUDNhPXAEBc


14 posted on 03/24/2012 12:50:48 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: bruinbirdman

I hope it didn’t fall on that Siberian mammoth.


15 posted on 03/24/2012 12:59:48 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Army Air Corps

Possibly part of this Proton rocket and its Breeze M upper stage from Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Or maybe it was off this heavy-lift Ariane 5 rocket launched on March 23 from Europe’s Guiana Space Center in French Guiana.
On second thought, since it was found March 21, 2012, it couldn't have been the Ariane 5.


16 posted on 03/24/2012 1:37:57 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: Yosemitest
Adding date:
17 posted on 03/24/2012 1:41:22 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: bruinbirdman
The U-shaped object

All that they need now is to find an F-shaped object and an O-shaped object, and they'll have the complete UFO.

18 posted on 03/24/2012 1:41:36 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Zeppo

...That’s what they WANT you to believe.

Don’t buy it. Mooses bit their sisters. They cannot be trusted. Stuned their Beibers too...


19 posted on 03/24/2012 2:13:53 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Zeppo

LOL.


20 posted on 03/24/2012 3:11:32 AM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: tet68

The van is in the background.


21 posted on 03/24/2012 3:23:53 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: bruinbirdman
200 kilograms = 441 lbs

Pretty light for it's size...it looks like it is on its back and there are rollers along the top edge....Part of a helicopter?? Radar?

22 posted on 03/24/2012 3:30:10 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: bruinbirdman

Part of a turbine??


23 posted on 03/24/2012 3:34:39 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: tet68

One think you know for sure. It is not part of a Chevy Volt. 1) They barely attain enough power to cross and intersection let alone go airborne,2) platicizers arn’t leaking form this thing, and 3) there are no plug in stations for oh......several thousand miles.


24 posted on 03/24/2012 4:29:33 AM PDT by rod1
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To: Sacajaweau

It might be part of the air force’s super secret Aurora aircraft - it could be a part that fell off during one of it’s super-duper secret recon missions!


25 posted on 03/24/2012 4:44:38 AM PDT by Ken522
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To: bruinbirdman
"We'd like our hot tub back, please."


26 posted on 03/24/2012 4:54:19 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: Quix

*ping*


27 posted on 03/24/2012 4:59:03 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj
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To: bruinbirdman

THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY! Take it to the end of the world and drop it off.


28 posted on 03/24/2012 5:04:08 AM PDT by kitkat (Obama, rope and chains)
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To: bruinbirdman

april first comming up...just sayin


29 posted on 03/24/2012 5:42:40 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: bruinbirdman

Siberia must be like “Disney World” to aliens or something...


30 posted on 03/24/2012 6:20:35 AM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Caipirabob

...and they all drive like it’s Orlando.


31 posted on 03/24/2012 6:21:07 AM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Caipirabob
Siberia must be like “Disney World” to aliens or something...

They've got the shy bladder syndrome and Siberia is one of the biggest open areas they can find on earth that has plenty of trees against which to micturate undisturbed and unobserved.
32 posted on 03/24/2012 6:27:50 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: bruinbirdman

Oh great, just like Michigan has become the dumping ground for Canadian trash, it looks like aliens are using our galaxy for theirs........


33 posted on 03/24/2012 6:31:29 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (No matter what you post here, someone's going to get pissed off......)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Thanks for the ping. Looks pretty conventional, to me.

Nothing worth winding up the rabidly hostile-to-the-truth social stars around here, over.


34 posted on 03/24/2012 6:32:48 AM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Caipirabob
Siberia must be like Disney World to aliens or something...

After years of hearing about alien abductions, body probes of human and animal orifices, hybrid babies, and UFO drive-bys, etc. I've started to suspect that the rest of the universe considers our planet as something akin to. NYC's Port Authority Bus Station ( or pick the Inner City Hellhole of your choice).

35 posted on 03/24/2012 6:45:00 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Sacajaweau

Ya Know, there’s always someone that has to
come along and destroy my carefully constructed
reality.

Pooh.


36 posted on 03/24/2012 6:50:19 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: rod1

It’s not a Volt BECAUSE: It wasn’t a fireball!!


37 posted on 03/24/2012 6:52:03 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: camle

I’m sure that by now, someone is laughing their butt off..because they know what it is......but who are they to interfere??


38 posted on 03/24/2012 7:33:48 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: bruinbirdman

If it were found in my part of the mountains, there’d be a grain/sugar concoction fermenting in it


39 posted on 03/24/2012 8:13:57 AM PDT by ryderann
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To: Sacajaweau
The van is in the background.

Okay, you might be right about that one. But how do explain that the object is covered in shaving cream?

40 posted on 03/24/2012 8:23:38 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Yosemitest

The diameter of a Proton is 4.1 metres, and this object looks like it has a diameter less than four metres.


41 posted on 03/24/2012 10:23:26 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Looks like some kind of fan unit....Is there a prize if we guess right?


42 posted on 03/24/2012 12:07:17 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Yardstick

Sigh...

Once, FR was filled with critical thinkers.

OK..Facts in evidence: Unknown object falls from sky covered in shaving cream.

Pretty much stands to reason that someone was going to shave it DON’T YA’ THINK????

God, some people.....


43 posted on 03/24/2012 1:05:07 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Army Air Corps
I don't know your expertise. I'm just a retired military air traffic controller,
but my brother worked at Kwajalein Island Long Range Radar for several years.
My guess is it came off that rocket lauched Feb 15th, stayed in a decaying orbit for a few days and reentered the atmosphere as filmed.

As you suggested, a Zenit rocket with Phobos-Grunt lifted off on November 6, 2011.
44 posted on 03/24/2012 3:48:54 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: Yosemitest

bttt


45 posted on 03/24/2012 5:05:02 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Yosemitest

Either way,we both think it is some bit of debris from a rock.


46 posted on 03/24/2012 5:59:05 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Rocket, not rock.


47 posted on 03/24/2012 6:00:51 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

If it was from the earth it would have writing on it,
NO STEP, Beware of explosive bolts, Passengers will
please refrain...


48 posted on 03/24/2012 6:10:04 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Yosemitest

Your brother served on Kwajalein? Man, I knew a guy who was there for a bit in the early 1990s; he said that was the most remote duty assignment he had.


49 posted on 03/24/2012 6:32:00 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Yosemitest
"My guess is it came off that rocket lauched Feb 15th, . . ."

As good a guess as any.

But, the object was found last Sunday. There is no indication of how long the thing might have been there before it was found. Could have been a year, a . . . . .

yitbos

50 posted on 03/24/2012 9:48:05 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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