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Apr 24, 2014 05:02 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A robotic miniature space shuttle on a classified mission for the U.S. Air Force marked its 500th day in orbit on Friday, with no word about when and where the space plane will land. Continue reading →
May 26, 2010 03:36 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Amateur astronomers have glimpsed beneath a cloak of secrecy shrouding the military's miniature robotic space shuttle, which was launched last month on a trial run.
Jun 7, 2012 10:44 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The robotic spaceship, which resembles a miniature space shuttle, has spent an unprecedented 15 months in orbit.
Mar 4, 2011 12:09 AM ET // Irene Klotz
On Friday evening, the Air Force's second top secret Orbital Test Vehicle is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Nov 30, 2010 08:08 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The hush-hush mission of a robotic miniature space shuttle, known in military parlance as the "Orbital Test Vehicle," or X-37B, is heading for a California landing this week, the Air Force said Tuesday.
Jun 16, 2012 12:39 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The military's classified mini-space shuttle landed itself just after dawn on Saturday at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
Mar 6, 2012 07:34 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The Air Force says it is using the experimental space plane to test technologies, but provides no details.
Dec 3, 2010 12:39 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The Air Force's secrecy-shrouded unmanned space plane returned to Earth early Friday.