Air Force

Air Force’s Secret X-37B Space Plane Lands After 718 Days in Orbit

The Air Force’s secretive X-37B space plane landed at the Kennedy Space Center’s orbiter runway on Sunday, May 7, after…

7 years ago

Fabulous Florida Nighttime Blastoff Delivers Highest-Capacity US Air Force Satcom to Orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL - The highest-capacity US Air Force communications system thundered to orbit during a fabulous…

7 years ago

X-51 Waverider ‘Scramjet’ Test Flight Fails

[/caption] A highly anticipated test flight of the X-51A Waverider scramjet ended abruptly after the experimental aircraft suffered a control…

12 years ago

Secretive X-37B Space Plane Will be Landing Soon

[/caption] After nearly 15 months on a secret mission, the Air Force's X-37B, an unmanned, reusable space plane, will soon…

12 years ago

Secret Mini Space Shuttle Could Land on Friday

[/caption] The US Air Force announced that the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, a miniature, unmanned space shuttle could return to…

13 years ago

‘Secret’ X-37B Space Plane Disappears Again

[/caption]The game between the United States Air Force and amateur satellite trackers continues: the unmanned X-37B space plane - a…

14 years ago

What is the Air Force’s Secret X-37B Space Plane Doing in Orbit?

[/caption] Last month's launch of the US Air Force X-37B secret mini space plane has fueled speculation about the real…

14 years ago

Mini Space Shuttle Launches on Secret Mission

A secret Air Force space plane launched on an Atlas V Thursday night at 7:52 p.m. EDT (2352 GMT) on…

14 years ago