It is the sixth flight of the X-37B program. United States Air Force Orbital Test Vehicle is built by Boeing. It's an unmanned 5000 kg, 8.8 m-long reusable mini-spaceplane capable of autonomous re-entry and landing.
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Atlas V with 5m Fairing, 0 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.See Atlas Details
First X-37B. First flight on April 22, 2010.X-37B Details
United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.INFO WIKI
The X-37B space plane operated by the U.S. Space Force landed Nov. 12 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida, setting a new endurance record