19 august 2019

Russian supersonic jet shows Earth’s curvature during military exercise


A Russian MiG-31BM jet has shown breathtaking glimpses of the Earth’s curvature at an altitude of more than 20 kilometers during a military drill, while intercepting an intruding aircraft.The MiG-31BM was flying at the speed 2,500 kilometers per hour through the lower stratosphere, the second major layer of the Earth's atmosphere, over Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, TASS news agency, citing the Pacific Fleet’s press office, reported on Monday.The report said that the [...]