Friday, October 22

X-37B OTV-4 landing (close-up)

X-37B OTV-4 landing (close-up)

After 718 days in orbit, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 (OTV-4) landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility on 7 May 2017. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, or OTV, is an experimental unmanned, reusable space plane to demonstrate technologies for a reliable space test platform for the U.S. Air Force. The X-37B OTV-4 mission was launched on 20 May 2015 by an Atlas V rocket https://youtu.be/Gsmx5KxwYpI?list=PLpGTA7wMEDFgfIeIOU7YuZKld6383j4lu
Credit:
U.S. Air Force
Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle
Mission 4 landing
7 May 2017