First Look At The Secretive X-37B Spaceplane With Its Cargo Bay Doors Open

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This Is Our First Look At The Secretive X-37B Spaceplane With Its Cargo Bay Doors Open
The mysterious craft is currently on its sixth orbital mission. The last one lasted 780 days.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zo...-37b-spaceplane-with-its-cargo-bay-doors-open
A video of the Air Force's secretive X-37B opening its bay doors has come to our attention. It shows the 29-foot-long X-37B in an upright position, with its doors swinging open and its solar array, which fits conformally inside the bay, beginning to deploy. It isn't exactly clear when the clip first emerged, but it has been used by Boeing as part of the Air Force Association's ongoing annual convention.

X-37B payload bay doors/radiator opening and solar array deployment segment of the video Boeing released:


 
What do you see that gets you all excited? Looks like a small shuttle without the arm....which is no big surprise.
 
Makes you wonder what it’s doing up there for so many days. The cargo bay doesn’t look like it has much room leftover with the solar panels in it.
 
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