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China’s New Reusable Spaceplane Lands After 2 Days in Space

China's mysterious reusable spaceplane recently launched and has returned to Earth after spending two days in space.

1 week ago

NASA’s Next-Generation Spaceplane Passes Free Flight Test

NASA's next-generation spaceplane - the Dream Chaser - recently passed a flight test, which consisted of a glide test and…

3 years ago

X-37B Secret Air Force Spaceplane Blasts Off on SpaceX Falcon 9 as Monster Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida Peninsula

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Amidst the frenzy of ‘Sunshine State’ preparations for Cat 5 monster Hurricane Irma and quite…

3 years ago

Super Secret X-37B Nears One Year In Orbit Doing ???

After nearly a year in orbit, speculation still abounds as to the X-37B spacecraft's true purpose, and what its been…

4 years ago

Air Force X-37B Spaceplane Launches on May 20 with Military, NASA and LightSail Payloads: Watch Live

Fourth flight of the secretive U.S. Air Force X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle is set for blastoff on May 20, 2015…

5 years ago

Flying Sky Car: The Skylon Explainer Inspired by xkcd

Just about everyone can claim to being inspired by the xkcd webcomic -- or at least enjoying a shared nerd…

6 years ago