Skip to comments.Air Force launches space plane X-37B one day after delay
Posted on 03/07/2011 7:17:21 PM PST by neverdem
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The Air Force has launched a second experimental space plane that resembles a small shuttle.
An Atlas 5 rocket blasted off with the unmanned space plane Saturday afternoon from Cape Canaveral. Air Force officials aren't saying much about the X-37B orbital test vehicle. It's the second of its type to be launched. The first rocketed into orbit last spring. It landed in California in December following a 270-day mission.
The X-37B is 29 feet long with a wing span of 15 feet...
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We know this planr is not doing what is claimed, but what is it really doing?
The next BIG market will be in spacecraft which can vacuum up SPACE JUNK that is in orbit.
The profits could be tremendous, though the challenge is still immense. And it WILL have to be done. We are reaching a point where it becoming too saturated, especially from the debris caused by two satellites crashing into each other.
Servicing and upgrading military satellites.
I’m praying it’s for deploying kinetic energy weapons launch platforms, but it may be a little small for this in retrospect.
It's going round and round and round the world.
I hope they don’t tell Obama and his fellow travelers what it is really doing.
The potential is enormous. Service sats, examine opposing sats, no need for food, or oxygen for air.
Don’t forget Adam Quark...
Who is going to pay you to take it down?
Without the proper crayons and pretty pictures, they wouldn’t understand anyway.
already have suborbital fleets of these DARTS bouncing on shockwaves-
You can see them coming down from space to refuel from a tanker over the mountains here, half the size of an F16, like little triangular bobble-heads in irregular non-static flight formations
They just throw us these bones every once in a while. We never hear about the really cool stuff they are doing.
No hope for gun grabbers It's a nice quick survey around several states.
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No, but they will happily turn it over to our enemies.
I remember Salvage 1.
It was silly.
Besides Andy Griffith is now a schill for Obamacare, so I wouldn’t post his pic......................
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