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May 20, 2015 08:34 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The unmanned X-37B spacecraft is scheduled to blast off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, during a four-hour launch window that opens at 10:45 a.m. EDT.
May 19, 2015 06:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The NASA payload aims to test how the space environment affects certain materials.
May 19, 2015 01:51 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
The Air Force has revealed that it is collaborating with two organizations to evaluate experiments carried on the space plane's upcoming mission.
May 18, 2015 01:31 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Most of the X-37B's payloads and specific activities are classified, so it's not entirely clear what the space plane will be doing once it leaves Earth Wednesday.
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.
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