Educated Earth // Videos - Tech & Gadgets - Nuclear Ice Breaker Reaches North Pole
User:
Pass:
Remember Me
Forgot Pass Register

Our educational work is entirely supported by people like you. Your donations directly add new exhibits and new features to the website, and even helps us open the Prehistoria Natural History Center!




eXTReMe Tracker

Videos / Tech & Gadgets / Nuclear Ice Breaker Reaches North Pole







Nuclear Ice Breaker Reaches North Pole
Loading the player...

Nuclear Ice Breaker Reaches North Pole
NS 50 Let Pobedy (50 Years of Victory), is a Russian nuclear powered icebreaker of the Arktika class. In 2007 the Let Pobedy has named the largest icebreaker in the world.

This impressive ship is 159.60 meters long and 20.0 meters wide. With a displacement of roughly 25840 metric tons, this vessel can break through ice up to 2.8 meters thick!

  • Currently 2.82/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 2.8 / 5 (409 votes)
Posted by nova on June 16, 2011
Hits: 4035

More Videos

FireScout: Tactical Helicopter Drone
FireScout: Tactical Helicopter Drone
Type: War
Happy Fox
Happy Fox
Type: Life On Earth
Endeavour's Final Flight - Behind The Scenes
Endeavour's Final Flight - Behind The Scenes
Type: Astronomy
Weedy Seadragons Dance Into The Night
Weedy Seadragons Dance Into The Night
Type: Life on Earth
Plug-In Hybrids
Plug-In Hybrids
Type: Tech & Gadgets
Hubble: Galaxies Across Space and Time
Hubble: Galaxies Across Space and Time
Type: Astronomy
The Hot Sun
The Hot Sun
Type: Astronomy
Kepler Finds Earth-Size Planet Candidates
Kepler Finds Earth-Size Planet Candidates
Type: Astronomy
Volcanic Eruption Shuts Down Airport
Volcanic Eruption Shuts Down Airport
Type: Earth Sciences
Vampire Squid - Vampyroteuthis Infernalis
Vampire Squid - Vampyroteuthis Infernalis
Type: Life On Earth
$200,000 Jet Pack
$200,000 Jet Pack
Type: Tech & Gadgets
How Hurricanes Get Their Names
How Hurricanes Get Their Names
Type: Earth Sciences
First Flight of X-47B
First Flight of X-47B
Type: War
Phoenix Mars Lander: Hunting for Habitats
Phoenix Mars Lander: Hunting for Habitats
Type: Astronomy
Bertrand Russell - Message To The Future
Bertrand Russell - Message To The Future
Type: Making A Difference

Comments

Posted by Tibor on June 20, 2011 at 8:58 pm
Very cool vessel and interesting journey. Only question is what to do with the spent nuclear fuel? Onkalo, Finland?
User: Pass: Remember Me

To comment on this item, please login or register.


Warning: Unknown: Your script possibly relies on a session side-effect which existed until PHP 4.2.3. Please be advised that the session extension does not consider global variables as a source of data, unless register_globals is enabled. You can disable this functionality and this warning by setting session.bug_compat_42 or session.bug_compat_warn to off, respectively in Unknown on line 0