Long-Canceled Reusable Launch Testbeds In Mystery Move

Credit: Alan Radecki
The two X-34 reusable launch vehicle technology testbeds, kept in storage at Edwards AFB, Calif., since the program was canceled in 2001, were moved to nearby Mojave Air and Space Port on Nov. 16. Orbital Sciences Corp., the manufacturer, says the vehicles are being relocated to a more convenient...

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