Air Force's Secret Robot Space Plane Blasts Off

For an unknown mission

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 11, 2012 5:09 PM CST

(Newser) – Who says America doesn't have a space program anymore? Sure the shuttle's gone, but the military is keeping the dream alive—and classified. The Air Force today launched its top-secret unmanned space shuttle alternative into orbit on a mysterious mission, the AP reports....   Read full story »

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