Top secret space plane lands in California
A unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.
The aircraft, resembling a miniature space shuttle and known as the Orbital Test Vehicle or X-37B, spent 674 days in orbit around the planet.
Pictures released by the 30th Space Wing show it touching down at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday morning.
18 Oct 2014
- From the section US & Canada