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2014-10-13 04:24:32

The top-secret, 22-month-long military mission of the X-37B robotic mini-shuttle will end this week, as the US Air Force announced on Friday that the space plane is scheduled to touch down in California on Tuesday.

ESA Successful Reentry Drop Test
2013-06-20 15:08:41

In attempts to further refine Earth reentry technology, the European Space Agency (ESA) has completed a drop test of an initial experimental craft, according to an official statement.

X-37B Launch Successful
2012-12-11 19:05:38

The Air Force's mysterious robotic space plane X-37B launched successfully on Tuesday afternoon, kickstarting another one of its secretive missions.

X-37B Prepares For Mission
2012-12-10 19:42:14

The super secret Air Force space plane that looks like a mini-space shuttle is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in less than 24 hours.

Space Coast Abuzz Over Mini-shuttle X-37B
2012-09-30 05:54:50

The mysterious US Air Force space plane that ended a top secret 15 month mission over the summer could have its base of operations consolidated to the state of Florida, according to recent media reports.

Top Secret USAF Space Plane Completes 15-Month Mission
2012-06-17 05:35:11

After spending one year and three months orbiting the Earth, an unmanned Air Force space plane completed its top secret mission early Saturday morning, successfully touching down at the Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Secret Military Space Plane Could Be Landing Today
2012-06-15 13:04:33

The Air Force is making landing preparations for its super-secret X-37B unmanned space plane at the Vandenberg Air Force Base.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.