Amateur satellite trackers were able to sneak a look at a project that was reportedly partially built at the Boeing plant in Seal Beach and then launched amid great secrecy by SpaceX. Our little burg is at the cutting edge of sci-fi and space technology. Space.com has the story.
(Image: © Ralf Vandebergh) Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force’s secretive X-37B space plane. Vandebergh said he’d been hunting for the robotic spacecraft for months and finally managed to track it down in May.