Atlas 5 launches X-37B OTV-3
12/11/12 ~ 1:03pm

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An Atlas 5 rocket launches the third mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) project. It is the second flight for the first of the two X-37B reusable space plane vehicles built. OTV-1 made its debut flight in April, 2010. OTV-2 made its maiden flight a year later in March, 2011, and stayed in space for nearly 15 months.

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