It's All in the Brochure
This exciting graphic from the official promotion materials depicts the Atlas V booster at left, and the Orbital Test Vehicle (X-37B) at right. Click to enlarge.
Did I Pass the Acid Test?
The X-37B/OTV spacecraft undergoes final testing at Boeing for a 2010 test flight. Click to enlarge.
We Have a Technical (Adjustment)
This 2003 photo shows a Boeing technician making adjustments to composite panels on the then NASA X-37 Approach and Landing Test Vehicle. Atmospheric flight testing aided in the design of the orbital version of the U.S. Air Force X-37B space plane.
X-37B in Space
The U.S. Air Force's X-37B (shown here in an illustration) is an unpiloted military space plane capable of long-duration flights in Earth orbit. The robotic spacecraft has a solar array for power and a payload bay the size of a pickup truck bed.
Do I Have to Draw a Diagram?
This exploded view details the components of the Atlas V 501 vehcle. The configuration consists of a single Atlas V booster stage and the Centaur upper stage, with the OTV mission encapsulated within the payload fairing.
A Very Good Place to Start
This image gives an overview of the launch site overview at Cape Canaveral.
A Look Inside
This SPACE.com graphic takes a look inside the X-37B space plane and its Atlas 5 rocket.
On the Runway
The X-37B space plane prototype is seen on a runway during flight tests in this undated photo released by the U.S. Air Force.
Drop It Like It's Hot
The first air drop of the X-37 experimental spaceship from the White Knight carrier craft was called off on April 6, 2006 due to high-altitude winds over Edwards Air Force Base in California. An April 7 attempt ended with the robotic space plane rolling o
X-37B Robot Space Plane: On the Launch Pad
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket with the Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) - inside the bulbous nose cone - the rolls out to its Space Launch Complex-41 launch pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April 21, 2010.
All Stacked Up
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane prototype, called the Orbital Test Vehicle 1, is primed for its debut launch into space in April 2010.