Pic of the Day – Longest On-Orbit Space Vehicle

Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA, June 16, 2012 – Stretching 29 feet in length and weighing 11,000 pounds, the second Boeing-built X-37B became the longest on-orbit space vehicle today when it completed a 469-day mission.

[Image courtesy of the Boeing Press Release.]

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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