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SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle


The unmanned Falcon Rocket Blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, as schools and businesses boarded up for Hurricane Irma.


By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL — SpaceX launched the Air Force's super-secret space shuttle Thursday, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit.


The Unmanned Falcon Rocket blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, as schools and businesses boarded up for Hurricane Irma.


SpaceX stopped providing details about the X-37B's climb to orbit, a few minutes after liftoff at the Air Force's request.


The booster's return to SpaceX's landing zone at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, however, was broadcast live.




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