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Air Force Space Plane

Secretive Space Plane Shatters Record

Space.com | Leonard David | Posted 03.28.2014 | Science

The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane has broken its own all-time endurance record in orbit after more than 470 days of circling the Earth ...

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...

WATCH: Secret Space Plane Lands After Record-Setting Mission

Posted 06.17.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 06/17/2012 12:10 AM EDT on SPACE.com The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane came back to Earth today (June 16) ...

Could Secret Air Force Space Plane Be Spying On China?

Posted 01.23.2012 | Technology

The U.S. Air Force's classified X-37B space plane should have returned to Earth in December. But the top-secret unmanned spacecraft continues to gl...

Air Force Space Plane: Military Launching Robotic Space Vehicle

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — After a decade of development, the Air Force this month plans to launch a robotic spacecraft resembling a small space shuttle to c...