Launched…landed

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch


Posted 6/23/2012A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., June 20, 2012. Designated NROL-38, the mission is in support of national defense. (United Launch Alliance photo/Pat Corkery)

Returned-X37B


Posted 6/22/2012The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, the Air Force’s unmanned, reusable space plane, landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., June 16, 2012. OTV-2, which launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., March 5, 2011, conducted on-orbit experiments for 469 days during its mission. (Boeing photo/ Paul Pinner)

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