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Mum's The Word On Military's 'Mini-Shuttle' Mission

Posted 02.22.2013 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 02/22/2013 06:53 AM EST on SPACE.com The U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane is quietly chalking up mileage ...

Secret Space Plane Rockets Into Space

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 02.10.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The military's small, top-secret version of the space shuttle rocketed into orbit Tuesday for a repeat mystery mission, t...

Secret Space Plane Cleared For Launch

Posted 12.10.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 12/10/2012 07:42 AM EST on SPACE.com The secretive U.S. Air Force X-37B robotic space plane has been cleared to lif...

New Launch Date Set For Secret Space Plane

Posted 10.22.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 10/21/2012 12:11 PM EDT on SPACE.com The U.S. Air Force's launch of the next secret mission by its unmanned X-37B s...

Glitch May Delay Launch Of Military's Secret Space Plane

Posted 10.19.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 10/19/2012 07:25 AM EDT on SPACE.com An investigation into a rocket glitch may delay the planned Oct. 25 launch of ...

Air Force Launches Secretive Space Plane

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Air Force has launched a second experimental space plane that resembles a small shuttle. An Atlas 5 rocket blasted o...

Air Force To Launch Second Unmanned Spaceplane For Secretive Mission

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — The Air Force is preparing to send a second version of its secretive X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle into space. The unmanned craft re...

Mysterious Robot Spacecraft Returns After 7-Month Trip

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. military's secretive X-37B unmanned spaceplane slipped out of orbit and landed itself in early morning darkness Friday at...

X-37B Space Shuttle To Be Launched Tonight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Is it the first step toward the militarization of space? A new frontier in space exploration? A space plane build to spy from the skies? The myster...