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Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.

By October 17, 2014

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Secretive X-37B space plane ready for next flight

An Atlas V rocket carrying the unmanned craft, which looks like a miniature space shuttle, has the green light for a planned liftoff Tuesday. Just don't ask what it's up to.

By December 10, 2012

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Secretive X-37B space plane ends 7-month orbit

Resembling a shrunk-down space shuttle, the Air Force's X-37B returns to Earth from its debut test flight, pointing the way toward cheaper, adaptable--and perhaps military--missions.

By December 3, 2010

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Mystery mission of the X-37B now two months old

But what it's doing up there or for how long -- well, you might glean more from talking to the wall than asking the Air Force about its hush-hush mission.

By February 22, 2013

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Air Force launches X-37B space plane

The unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle heads into space on its first mission, as the Air Force scopes out how it might eventually serve "warfighters' needs."

By April 23, 2010

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Tomorrow Daily 008: Sub-orbital space capsules, Wi-Fi light art, and more

Rich and Ashley talk about some truly inspiring future tech on today's Tomorrow Daily.

By June 26, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 008: Sub-orbital space capsules, Wi-Fi light art, and more

On today's show: a successful scale test run for a commercial sub-orbital space flight company; a man previously paralyzed moves his hand with his thoughts through new technology; and an artist uses Wi-Fi signal strength to create art.

By June 26, 2014

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Toyota to launch first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for about $70K

Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.

By June 25, 2014

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Japan putting 'full weight' of government behind fuel-cell vehicles

The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.

By May 28, 2014

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Orbital's Antares rocket makes successful test flight

The Antares launched smoothly from Virginia's Wallops Flight Facility and released a simulated cargo ship. It's slated to follow SpaceX's Falcon 9 as a commercial ISS resupply craft.

By April 21, 2013