Skip to comments.Do These New Satellite Images Show the Remains of Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
Posted on 03/12/2014 2:51:02 PM PDT by nickcarraway
The Chinese government has released satellite images showing "a suspected crash area at sea," including "three suspected floating objects," near the flight's planned path. Taken Sunday morning but not made public until today, the blurry shots are located northeast of Kuala Lumpur, south of Vietnam, in what may be the most promising lead thus far, on the fifth day of a frustrating, otherwise fruitless search.
Waiting with baited breath. Can’t make out much from the images.
If Ed Snowden validates it, I’m on board....
Well, if they can “read a license plate” from space, they damn well should be able to find a city block-sized debris field in the ocean.
But isn’t this location back from where the last transmission was received?
I think the plane landed safely at some place that isn’t safe.
Prayers for the passengers and crew.
Nope, that’s Nessie.
Oh, gee, I'd think that might be a place to start looking... /S
they are reporting that it is near the oil rig (where the oil rig employee saw the flames in the sky) - see video here...http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/03/12/new-chinese-satellite-pictures-may-show-missing-malaysia-airlines-jet/
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Well, you don’t think the chinese are really going to
release their best photos do you, Obama might but
not those guys.
Lessay I was a country that had just developed a nuke: Know what I’d want?
A DELIVERY SYSTEM.
And not just any delivery system —it would have to be one that could not only life a pretty heavy, non-miniaturized bomb but also somehow be STEALTHY:
Something my enemy would see as normal and innocuous and not an attacking plane.
Most people think the most expensive US weapon in WW2 was the atomic bomb, but that’s wrong:
It was the B-29 that delivered it.
I wasnt aware that crashed planes can leave craters in the water.
I think they’ve found it. Still unanswered questions though.
1. Was it a bomb?
2. Why were the Malaysians screwing around?
Someone was celebrating the unanimous election of a despot in NK and shot off a missile.
Have you looked at the history of the Manhattan Project?
How would you cost that effort into those 2 bombs.
The project was scattered all over the US. The largest research/engineering project ever undertaken by man.
What was the actual cost of the Plutonium in the Fat Man and the Uranium in Little Boy? None existed in pure enough form before the project.
This is from a satellite? Looks as big as an island. If there is that much debris, there may be survivors.
Fair enough, but if you were a country that had just spent the huge $$$ to develop a nuke, you could just buy a commercial airliner.
Virtually every country in the world has commercial airlines of some variety or another. It’s not that difficult to buy a Boeing 777. And if your country has the billions required to develop a nuke, you can afford a commercial airliner. Why steal one and bring unwarranted attention?
Even a terrorist group that’s reasonably well-financed could afford an airliner. And if it’s a terrorist group that can afford to develop a nuke, or even buy one “off the shelf”, they can afford a 737 or an A330.
Yes, a commercial airliner would indeed make a good delivery system. But so would a freighter and a cargo container.
Or a U-Haul.
Helicopters should’ve been all over this for quite a while now...
Phrase helper - bated breath.
Baited breath would mean you smell like stinky fish or squid or some such.
see video from post 12, video gives out dimensions for each piece found.
Thanks for that :)
I figured someone had satellite images from the plane going down. We probably have them too. It’s probably been a pi$$ing match between several countries (us included) to wait for someone else to release their picts.
Unless you're going fishing, it's bated breath.
You mean, why would Malaysia point to the Strait of...Malarkey?
Lets assume the plane was high jacked. Could it be that Malaysia shot the plane down with the tacit consent of the Chinese, given the majority of the passengers were Chinese and China was the likely the ultimate target for the plane? Consent that China now refuses to acknowledge?
Has anyone asked Charlie Sheen?
If I were the investigators, I’d look for the big red arrow first. Much easier to find and you’d also know you’re close. /jk
Seriously, they should compare it to earlier and later imagery to determine whether it was always there or if it recently appeared and is still floating.
And they'd probably demand the release of ALL the picts. They're not afraid to throw down. /jk
That airplane almost broke Boeing.The gubmint kept the contract going till 46 so the company wouldn’t go out of business.
You are confusing Chinese capability with American capability.
This satellite does not have the resolution of the best of the best
Actually I was referring to American capability. Certainly there must be Western surveillence keeping an eye on that part of the world.
UPS doesn’t work well enough?
How can you tell with no scale given?
It looks like a white housefly to me...
Ah.... modify my last reply.
Well; it SOUNDED right when I dictated it!
How would you know?
Even I know how to use the BLUR function.
There are probably 20 countries that have satellite images of what happened. They won’t make the information public.
No - it’s doubtful that the Chinese would show the world what their real surveillance capability is. You have to believe that they have clear enough pictures to positively identify this as the wreckage and then dumbed down the resolution. It’s hard to image the Chinese releasing the images without having fully identified the wreckage.
Do you think the Chicaps would use the blur function?
Then tell the world it was taken from 187.65 miles, at night, through fog.