US Space Force launches Boeing-built spaceplane

The U.S. Space Force launched the Boeing-built test spaceplane X-37B into orbit for its 7th mission from Cape Canaveral.

Rocketing into orbit with the US military’s Space Force an unmanned test space plane built by Boeing – the X-37B

The mission called ‘America Strong’ is to test power beaming – using a microwave beam to transmit solar power back to earth.

It’s also set to look at the effects of space radiation on crops, and will deploy a satellite into orbit.

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