Category: Historical mysteries of technology

Spies in the sky

Soviet Su- 15 fighter flies toward the target . Once the object is within sight of the remote control from the wings of the plane break off two rockets . Trailing streams of fire, they sped toward the passenger jumbo jet . Missiles hit air – air giant Boeing 747 crashed in the waters of

Mystery Siberian explosion

It’s the morning on 30 June 1908 . Peace Siberian taiga on the river Tunguska suddenly interrupted by a blinding flash and a terrible roar. Something explodes with the force of a thousand times greater than the atomic bomb that fell on Hiroshima . People still do not know why . People from neighboring towns

The ” Manhattan”

The history of the ” Manhattan” began modestly , Albert Einstein’s letter to U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt . Ended in the death of many thousands of people. Did they have to die? In a letter sent on 2 August 1939 the famous physicist wrote about the possibility of building a bomb of enormous power.

Space secrets

People have long dreamed of flying in space , but only in the twentieth century dreams become a reality . It has not discovered all the secrets of the then superpowers , for which the ” space race ” was just another stage of the competition. Even before World War II were created in Germany