Category: Special Reports

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Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)

China has moved a step closer to its ambitious multi-trillion dollar plan to penetrate the global passenger jet market. The second prototype of the C919 plane took off from Shanghai’s Pudong International airport marking a successful...

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If We Ever Get to Mars, the Beer Might Not Be Bad

Here’s an interplanetary botany discovery that took college students and not NASA scientists to find: Hops — the flowers used to add a pleasant bitterness to beer — grow well in Martian soil. “I...

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A repeating fast radio burst from an extreme environment

New detections of radio waves from a repeating fast radio burst have revealed an astonishingly potent magnetic field in the source’s environment, indicating that it is situated near a massive black hole or within...

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New J-16 Fighters Enter China’s Air Fleet

China’s J-16 fighter jets are quietly being introduced to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force at a faster rate than the country’s new fifth-generation J-20, though the latter has garnered much more international attention....

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Top Guns: Most Nerve-Racking Russia vs US Aerial Intercepts (VIDEOs)

Following the publication of a video of US F-15 fighters intercepting Russian Su-30 multipurpose fighter jets by US Air Forces in Europe, Sputnik looks at some other recent incidents that involved the two countries’...

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Why a U.S. Navy Spy Submarine Is Flying the Jolly Roger

The skull and crossbones flag is traditionally flown to celebrate successful missions – but just what has the USS Jimmy Carter been up to? A U.S. Navy attack submarine capable of carrying out top-secret...

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Russia’s Successful Test of Bulava ICBM ‘Sends a Message to the West

Russia’s Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Monday from a submerged position in the Barents Sea. The missile’s mock warheads successfully hit their designated targets thousands of kilometers...