U.S. launches super-secret, orbiting drone X-37B

By The Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, December 13, 2012 3:09 EDT
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X-37B: US launches super-secret, orbiting, robotic plane

The Air Force’s launch this week of its new super-secret robotic plane into orbit is an important new technological step for the US military. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) looks like a mini space shuttle at 29 feet long. It is the third test of the OTV.  “It’s testing the envelope for…

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