Air Force and ULA to launch second X-37B

The second launch of the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B OTV is slated for March 4, 2010. Photo Credit: Air Force

CAPE CANAVERAL – From all appearances the first flight of the U.S. Air Force’s secretive X-37B space plane was a complete success. As such, the Air Force is planning to launch a second Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) on March 4 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on top of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas rocket. The Air Force has not yet released a specific launch time.

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