The US military’s X-37B spaceplane sets a new endurance record

The records continue to fall for the US Space Force’s X-37B robotic spaceplane.

As of today (July 7th) is the X-37B has been in Earth orbit for 781 days, beating its previous record of 780. The reusable vehicle, designed and built by Boeing, is currently flying on its sixth mission, known as Orbital Test Vehicle-6 or OTV-6 started on May 17, 2020.