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SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle

Phys.org - Thu 7 Sep 17

SpaceX launched the Air Force's super-secret space shuttle on Thursday, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit.

SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle, AP - Thu 7 Sep 17
SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret mini-shuttle, AP - Thu 7 Sep 17

SpaceX set to launch the X-37B, the Pentagon's secretive autonomous space drone

The Washington Post - Thu 7 Sep 17

The launch, a coup for SpaceX, comes as the Pentagon increasingly sees space as a contested domain.

SpaceX to launch secret US spaceplane next week

Gizmag - Fri 1 Sep 17

The US Air Force's not-so-secret spaceplane is getting a new ride next week, when the fifth X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-5) lifts off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster from Launch Pad ...

SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret mini shuttle

Daily Mail - Thu 7 Sep 17

SpaceX launched the Air Force's super-secret space shuttle, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit. The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center. ...

SpaceX launches hush-hush space plane (probably) - CNET

CNET - Thu 7 Sep 17

The rocket company pushes a classified drone out of the atmosphere, just days before Hurricane Irma could collide with the Kennedy Space Center.

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing

Livescience - Thu 7 Sep 17

The fifth mystery mission of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane is now underway.

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing , SPACE.com - Thu 7 Sep 17

SpaceX Successfully Launches Air Force's Secret X-37B Spy Plane Before Destructive Hurricane Irma Strikes

HotHardware - Thu 7 Sep 17

SpaceX has been on a roll lately with its Falcon 9 launches. The company has stuck to a rapid pace, launching payloads into Earth's orbit every few weeks (or more often in some cases) during ...

Before a hurricane reaches Florida, SpaceX tries to launch a spy plane

Arstechnica - Thu 7 Sep 17

Few details are available about this secretive mission.

SpaceX successfully launches mysterious X-37B spaceplane and recovers first stage

TechCrunch - Thu 7 Sep 17

 SpaceX can add another first to its ever-increasing list: On Thursday, it successfully launched an the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B experimental spaceplane for the first time. This makes ...

Watch SpaceX launch the U.S. Air Force’s secretive X-37B spaceplane live

TechCrunch - Thu 7 Sep 17

 SpaceX is set to launch the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B spaceplane into orbit today, with a launch window that opens at 9:50 AM ET (6:50 AM PT). The Boeing-built uncrewed spaceplane most ...

SpaceX to Launch Air Force's X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission Today: Watch Live

SPACE.com - Thu 7 Sep 17

The fifth secret mission of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B spacecraft is scheduled to launch today (Sept. 7) from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and you can watch it live online.

SpaceX set to launch Air Force’s spaceplane today just before Hurricane Irma reaches Florida

The Verge - Thu 7 Sep 17

A hurricane barreling toward the Florida coast isn’t stopping SpaceX from launching its Falcon 9 rocket today. The company is slated to launch the US Air Force’s mysterious X-37B ...

As Hurricane Irma Approaches, SpaceX Poised to Launch Air Force's X-37B Space Plane

SPACE.com - Wed 6 Sep 17

As Florida braces for a hurricane expected to make landfall this weekend, the U.S. Air Force and SpaceX still hope to launch the X-37B reusable spaceplane before the storm hits.

SpaceX Prepares to Launch Air Force’s Secretive X-37B Space Plane

Extremetech - Wed 6 Sep 17

The US Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane is set to go off on another secret mission in space, but its trip into space will come courtesy of a new partner: SpaceX. The post SpaceX Prepares ...

Irma's clouds may bump SpaceX spy plane launch - CNET

CNET - Tue 5 Sep 17

Elon Musk's rocket company is set to launch the Air Force's X-37B experimental space plane from Kennedy Space Center just ahead of Hurricane Irma's arrival in Florida.

SpaceX to launch mystery US Air Force's X-37B spaceplane

Daily Mail - Tue 5 Sep 17

The upcoming mission - known as Orbital Test Vehicle-5 - is lifting off from Launch Complex 39A at Nasa's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on September 7th, it has been claimed.

US Air Force's X-37B Space Plane to Launch on Secret Mission Sept. 7

SPACE.com - Tue 5 Sep 17

The U.S. Air Force's enigmatic space drone – the X-37B space plane – is heading for a Sept. 7 liftoff, according to military officials.