How To Tow A Top Secret Spy Plane With A Pickup Truck

You may need a dually to tow a secret X37-B spy plane, but you certainly don't need a diesel engine. Or anything from the past ten years. God, I love heavy duty pickup trucks — tugging spy planes. [] » 12/13/10 7:00pm 12/13/10 7:00pm

Air Force's Unmanned Space Plane Comes Back To Earth

The U.S. Air Force's X-37b unmanned space shuttle landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California today following 220 days in orbit, touching down in darkness. Its mission? "Experimentation." Next one launches in spring. » 12/03/10 2:00pm 12/03/10 2:00pm

X-37B Shuttle's Super Secret Mission to End Soon

The U.S. military's secret space shuttle/spy plane hybrid that was spotted by amateur astronomers earlier this year is set to land around January. Its success has reanimated the dusty X-34 but we still know next to nothing about it. » 11/29/10 7:21am 11/29/10 7:21am

Air Force To Launch X-37B Robotic Space Plane

After a decade of development, the Air Force plans to launch later this month the X-37B — a robotic spacecraft resembling a small space shuttle to conduct technology tests in orbit and then glide home to a California runway. » 4/05/10 9:30am 4/05/10 9:30am