No Landing Date Yet for Air Force's Mystery Craft
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A secretive unmanned space plane is staying in orbit a little longer.
The experimental Air Force craft has been circling Earth for about nine months. The X-37B orbital test vehicle was due to land in California, but the Air Force said that the mission will be extended. A landing date has not been set.
The plane resembles a mini space shuttle and is the second to fly in space. The first one landed itself last December at Vandenberg Air Force Base after more than seven... more