Skip to comments.Unmanned Air Force space plane to return to Earth
Posted on 11/30/2010 7:03:57 PM PST by Nachum
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. An unmanned Air Force space plane that spent seven months in orbit is set to return to Earth. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle is scheduled to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles sometime between Friday and Monday, depending on the weather and other factors. The Air Force Space Command said in a statement Tuesday the base has begun preparations for the landing. The X-37B resembles a small space shuttle. Since it launched in April, space enthusiasts have speculated about its ultimate purpose.
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kind of like the ones on 911
cool... mobile temporary satellites
Should we expect a contrail?
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