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Secret X-37B Space Plane Spotted Again by Amateur Skywatchers

After an intense search, a crew of amateur satellite sleuths has spotted the U.S. Air Force's second X-37B space plane – a robotic spacecraft that launched into orbit March 5.Full story

Secret space plane blasts off after delays

After being delayed a day by bad weather, the U.S. Air Force's X-37B robotic space plane blasted off Saturday from Florida on a mission shrouded in secrecy. Full story

U.S. military's mini space shuttle lifts off

A prototype miniature space shuttle blasted off aboard an unmanned Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday for a demonstration run that could last as long as nine months. Full story

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Photo: Rocket holding X-37B robot plane lifts off
Photo: Rocket holding X-37B robot plane lifts off

The U.S. Air Force's second X-37B robot space plane blasts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on March 5 to begin its secret Orbital Test Vehicle 2 mission.

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X-37B
X-37B

This U.S. Air Force picture shows the X-37B, the Air Force's first unmanned re-entry spacecraft, after Friday's landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

X-37B space plane
X-37B space plane

An artist's illustration of the robotic X-37B space plane during re-entry through Earth's atmosphere.