The Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5) is taking off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The blastoff, scheduled for Wednesday and delayed due to the bad weather, was SpaceX's first shot at launching the X-37B.
The X37-b sits in a payload fairing atop a SpaceXFalcon 9 rocket in preparation for launch. The booster's return to SpaceX's landing zone at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was broadcast live.
At the end of the landing burn in Stage 1, the rocket landed at Cape Canaveral successfully, amid cheers from the team. The successful launch this morning thankfully means that SpaceX and CCAFS can now focus on safely readying their facilities for a potentially catastrophic storm, and most importantly on evacuating themselves and their families.
Neither the Air Force nor SpaceX have disclosed a specific launch time, but a notice issued to aviators by the Federal Aviation Administration indicated that airspace would be closed between 9:20 a.m. and 2:55 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Falcon 9's upper stage apparently completed its orbit insertion and deployment maneuvers without trouble, and Air Force and Boeing officials called the launch a success. The previous missions relied on United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rockets.
What happened to the X37-B after the Falcon 9 rocket pushed the classified payload beyond Earth's atmosphere is a little less certain.
In a sign of how long the X-37B can stay aloft, the third mission lasted 674 days while the fourth, which concluded in May, spent 718 days in orbit. Its last mission lasted 718 days, or nearly two years. The X-37B is going to a higher inclination orbit than usual but the X-37B's main mission is classified and is being fiercely guarded.
This was the first time SpaceX has provided a lift for the experimental mini-shuttle.
Several firsts are planned for the OTV-5 mission. "This mission carries small satellite ride shares and will demonstrate greater opportunities for rapid space access and on-orbit testing of emerging space technologies". It's extremely possible that the X-37B could come down back to Earth a few years later.
The thermal spreader experiment will test three oscillating heat pipes.
The Air Force is known to possess two X-37Bs, both of which were built by Boeing. Just don't expect them to reveal anything juicy about the X-37B, because that's a secret.
Interestingly, the BoC did also reference elevated household indebtedness and the impact that these rate rises could have on it. At its previous meeting in July, the BoC raised its key rate for the first time in seven years, also by 25 basis points.
Also, he said his Government has an "open mind" to an investigation by the CBI, a demand made by the slain journalist's family. Since dusk, candlelight vigils were held in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai , Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram.
Where the two sets of renders do match up is in their depiction of a vertically arranged dual-lens rear camera. Naturally, the new model will be more powerful than its predecessor and will run a newer version of Android.
The structures destroyed had no brush clearance and they "were isolated into the foothills, very hard for us to protect", he said. Authorities soon ordered mandatory evacuations, street by street, for neighborhoods in Burbank closest to Verdugo Mountain Park.
Bangladeshi authorities have been stopping Rohingyas from entering the country since last week. "It's mostly women and children". An aid worker with an global agency in Bangladesh reports: "What we're seeing is that many Rohingya people are sick".
Venus Williams , of the United States, returns a shot from Carla Suarez-Navarro, of Spain, during the fourth round of the U.S. She served a 15-month ban for that, returning to the tour this April with a ranking too low to get into Grand Slam events.
If this turns out to be true, then Xiaomi will be the first company to pack its product with the unreleased chipset next year. Besides this, the screenshots also reveal the presence of 4400mAh battery in the Mi Mix 2 , along with a 20MP rear camera.
On Day 1 of the tournament, Sharapova won a three-set thriller under the lights against No. 2 seed Simona Halep. Venus Williams, of the United States, serves to Maria Sakkari, of Greece, during the third round of the U.S.
Washington and Kabul have long accused Islamabad of turning a blind eye to the issue of safe havens for Afghan militant groups. This is too costly to China. "All this said, I don't think this will lead to any policy shifts in Pakistan".
Less than a minute later, the Tide took back the ball again when Levi Wallace picked off Francois' pass at the FSU 42-yard line. On the same play that Florida State was called for pass interference, Alabama's sideline was hit with a delay of game penalty.
The US visit Honduras on Tuesday, while Costa Rica host Mexico . "We made some critical errors , and we didn't have a good night". The Americans could fall to fifth depending on later results involving Panama and Honduras , who played Trinidad and Tobago .
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