Robotic Space Plane Reaches Milestone
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane, built by Boeing, winged past 200 days in orbit on its latest clandestine mission. The robotic craft launched atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster on Sept. 7, 2017. It was carrying cargo used to test experimental electronics and oscillating heat pipes for long durations in space.
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