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SpaceX, fresh off the success of its Falcon 9 rocket debut, has signed the largest commercial launch contract, worth $492 million.
SpaceX will carry satellites from Iridium Communications aboard its Falcon 9 rocket.
After flying at five times the speed of sound for more than three minutes Wednesday, the US Air Force's experimental X-51A Waverider scramjet has set a new record for the longest hypersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight.
A group of amateur skywatchers spotted the US Air Force's secret X-37B space plane orbiting the globe.
In a testing procedure, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flightline on March 30 at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Fla.
Air Force spokesman says X37-B space plane is not a "weaponization of space."
The secretive X-37B robot space plane was launched late Thursday. Destination unknown.
The X-37, an unmanned miniature space shuttle, is set to launch Thursday night. Slowly, some details have begun to emerge about the mysterious Pentagon space plane.