Space Travel  

X-37


You are here:
Home Page

>
Spaceplanes
> X-37

Sections
Aircraft

Business
Exploration
Future
History
HomePage
Launch Vehicles
Links
Military
Miscellaneous
Propulsion
Quiz
Shop
Spacecraft
Spaceplanes
Stations
World

Search Engine

Overture Search the Web.
Type it and go!

Options

Contact Info
Newsletter

Update News

About
Find out about all the facilities available to this site.

SITEMAP
Navigate around this site.

X-37 is an orbital experimental space vehicle to test key technologies for both orbital and reentry environments. NASA's X-37 could become America's first military space plane.

Boeing x-37 Space Vehicle

Boeing Phantom Works in California is building the X-37 unmanned vehicle. It is a 120 percent scaled derivative of the X-40a. NASA plans to carry it into orbit in the payload bay of the US Space Shuttle and the first orbital flight is expected in 2003. 

What is interesting about the space vehicle design is that it has an experimental bay that can carry used for various experiments.


Specifications:

Length  27.5 ft
Wingspan  15ft
Weight  6 Tons
Experiment Bay  7ft x 4ft
On-Orbit Propulsion  AR-2/3
Propellant  Hydrogen Peroxide and JP-8
Manufacturer  Boeing

Future versions of the space vehicle may be launched by an expendable launch vehicle.

Reference:

X-37 Space Vehicle links:

Do you like the products in the right column, then explore our Space Shop. Browse Space Magazines, Space Books, Space Posters, Travel, Calendars, Space T-Shirts plus more!

Any suggestions or comments, click on Contact Info.


Thank you for visiting Space Projects and Info.


Goto Spaceplanes

Goto Space Projects and Info Home Page

Copyright 2000-2014 Vic Stathopoulos. All rights reserved.

Updated: Tuesday 1st, April, 2014

Buy @ ASG:
Support Us!

ASG Space Shop

Books
Clothes
Collectibles

Magazines

Models
Posters
Software
Star Trek
Toys
Videos

Cool Sites

NASA Gifts

The most authentic Space Toys on Earth!

Star Wars Costumes for Kids

Starry Night Astronomy Software

astrographics.com

Astronomical Observing Log

Shop at the Discovery Channel Store.

Discovery Store