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Old 19-09-2018, 06:44 PM   #245
lightgiver
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Lightbulb K19

The Widowmaker..
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Theatrical release poster..

In 1961, the Soviet Union launches its first ballistic missile nuclear submarine, the K-19, commanded by Captain Alexei Vostrikov, aided by executive officer Mikhail Polenin was the crew's original captain, and they have served together for some time; Vostrikov's appointment is alleged to have been aided by his wife's political connections, as well as Polenin's tendency to put the crew's morale and safety before the pride of the Soviet Union..Release date 19 July (US) - 5 September (Germany) - 25 October 2002 (UK)..The lettercomes from the Greek letter K (kappa), which was taken from the Semitic kap, the symbol for an open hand..

K-19 disabled North Atlantic on 29 February 1972..

SS Virginis is a variable star with a noticeable red color..

On its initial voyage on 4 July 1961, it suffered a complete loss of coolant to its reactor..A backup system included in the design was not installed, so the captain ordered members of the engineering crew to find a solution to avoid a nuclear meltdown.. Sacrificing their own lives, the engineering crew jury-rigged a secondary coolant system and kept the reactor from a meltdown..22 crew members died from radiation sickness during the following 2 years..The submarine experienced several other Incidents, including two fires and a collision..The series of accidents inspired crew members to nickname the submarine "Hiroshima"..

M84 is another elliptical Radio Galaxy in the constellation of Virgo..

Moon Waning crescent Visible: 4% Age: 27.66 days - K-19: The Widowmaker Official Trailer..

5 - David Todd Wilkinson (13 May 1935) was a world-renowned pioneer in the field of cosmology, specializing in the study of the cosmic microwave background radiation (CMB) left over from the Big Bang - An assassination attempt was made on President Karzai in Kandahar..A gunman wearing the uniform of the new Afghan Army opened fire, wounding the Governor of Kandahar and an American Special Operations officer..The gunman and one of the President's bodyguards were killed - John Daly "JacKie" Kelk (6 August 1923) was an American stage and TV actor, best known for portraying the role of Homer on the radio series The Aldrich Family and as the original voice of Jimmy on The Adventures of Superman...
https://www.onthisday.com/date/2002/september/5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K-19:_The_Widowmaker
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ved-river.html
https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...0&postcount=29Wait till I get another plane!..If we make it to the surface, things could still get pretty rough..Traffic's heavy up there..And we have to pray the engines start..You can't just go up and ring the doorbell...https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...8&postcount=31

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