Air Force's hush-hush mini-shuttle sent into space

May 21, 2015

Air Force's hush-hush mini-shuttle sent into space

A mysterious space plane rocketed into orbit Wednesday, carrying no crew but a full load of technology experiments. The Air Force launched its unmanned mini-shuttle late Wednesday morning. An Atlas V rocket lifted it up and out over the Atlantic. This is the fourth ...

Oct 15, 2014

U.S. military's robot space plane due to land this week

The U.S. military’s mysterious robot space plane is expected to land this week after a 22-month orbit, officials said Tuesday, but the craft’s mission remains shrouded in secrecy. The unmanned X-37B, which looks like a miniature space shuttle, is due to glide back to ...