An Air Force-industry team launched the Boeing-built X-37B orbital test vehicle, the first of a new unmanned, reusable test platform, into space April 22, 2010, at 7:52 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., via a United Launch Alliance Atlas V expendable booster. The launch marked ULA's 40th successful mission in 40 months of operation since its inception Dec. 1, 2006.
United Launch Alliance photo/Pat Corkery
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