No. dragon to postpone the first manned dive due to weather
Zhongguang Wang BEIJING, June 12 message (reporter Zhou Chao) According to the Voice of China “news and newspaper summary” report, featuring the dragon manned submersibles Xiangyanghong 09 boats arrived yesterday (the 11th) scheduled for deep diving waters – Pacific, the Mariana Trench. Influenced by the tropical cyclone, scheduled for today for the first dive will be postponed to the 14th or so.the
State Oceanic Administration, Mr Lau: Now how sea conditions?
field commander, Liu Feng, Liu Feng: low pressure center will be tonight through tomorrow serious impact on this region, the wind will reach six or more, is expected to affect the time of 1-2 days. We have now done all aspects of preparation, the sea conditions turn for the better, we will not give up any opportunity.
yesterday (the 11th) afternoon, the State Oceanic Administration, the Secretary, give your call through the video and on-site commander in chief, Liu Feng,. Due to the weather, the dragon for the first time dropping to 7000 m will be postponed.
dragon the chief architect of the manned submersible Xu dioxin South: The main mother ship on the deck. Diving into the sea, and then from the sea, back from the sea transferred to the deck, this entire process if the sea conditions are very bad, a great wind, great waves, shaking pendulum is not safe.
China Ocean Association, Director of the Office Jin Jian said before, as long as the sea conditions to meet the conditions, dragon manned submersibles have the conditions to carry out sea trials at any time.
gold: marine on the 6th yesterday (the 11th) arrived, the horse kept sings parameter survey of our experimental sea area of ??the sea state, currents ah, including dive operation area some cases. . Site are ready for the dive. Mainly we still depend on the weather.
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