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    ‘Secret’ X-37B Space Plane Disappears Again

    The game between the United States Air Force and amateur satellite trackers continues: the unmanned X-37B space plane – a classified project of the Air Force – has changed orbit once again, leaving those that monitor the flyovers of the space plane scrambling to locate it once again. The X-37B was launched on April 22nd, [...]

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    Why can't they observe it AS it is making course corrections/changes?
    This seems odd to me.
    Shadilay

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cookie View Post
    Why can't they observe it AS it is making course corrections/changes?
    This seems odd to me.
    While it was manuvering over the south Pacific?

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    No satellite can be observed by amateurs conitnuously. It changed orbit some place where no one could be watching. Like middle of Pacific ocean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ilya View Post
    No satellite can be observed by amateurs conitnuously. It changed orbit some place where no one could be watching. Like middle of Pacific ocean.
    AH! That makes sense!
    Thanks!
    Shadilay

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