North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.
US Air Force footage of the secret X-37B space plane landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on June 16, 2012 at 5:48 AM local time. The plane’s mission has not been disclosed.
A Pegasus rocket carrying the NuStar spacecraft is set to launch from the belly of a Lockheed L-1011 flying 40,000 feet over the Pacific Ocean at around 12:00 pm ET on Wednesday.
Boeing is researching the possibility of building a passenger-carrying version of the X-37 spacecraft.