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X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV)

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As an added note, the solar panels would make the atmospheric interface maneuvers she is talking about impossible.
 

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As an added note, the solar panels would make the atmospheric interface maneuvers she is talking about impossible.
Why? If it can be deployed it can be folded back in the cargo bay.
Its not like an accordion where you can take it out and play with it any time you want. If it jams you have some serious aerodynamic fatalities upon re-entry.
 

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As an added note, the solar panels would make the atmospheric interface maneuvers she is talking about impossible.
Why? If it can be deployed it can be folded back in the cargo bay.
Its not like an accordion where you can take it out and play with it any time you want. If it jams you have some serious aerodynamic fatalities upon re-entry.
Says who? For all we know that could be one of the things being tested.
 
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