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  • Air Force sends mystery mini-shuttle back to space

    December 11, 2012 12:39 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A top-secret mini-space shuttle has blasted off from Cape Canaveral. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday aboard an Atlas V rocket. It's the second flight for this original X-37B spaceplane. It circled the planet for seven months in 2010. A second X-37B spacecraft spent... more »
  • Super Secret Spaceplane Returns

    December 3, 2010 8:00 PM

    After seven months in orbit on a secret mission, the Air Force's secrecy-shrouded X-37B spaceplane returned to earth at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The spaceplane was launched on a rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida back in April. Boeing built the aircraft and it was a NASA project before... more »

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