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The Russian military is claiming progress on a space plane similar to the X-37B robotic mini-shuttle of the US Air Force. Governments and private companies are working on space planes that can launch rockets or runways, and boost into orbit for a period of time before coming back to earth.

While the tech is basic, considering how many companies are developing them, Kremlin is proposing to have their space plane with nukes.

The Daily Beast noted that this is a gross violation of international laws - something that Russia should be more conscious of, considering that it wasn't too long ago that they accused the United States of weaponizing space by sending up the versatile X-37B - a remote-controlled version of the Space Shuttle only a quarter of its weight, and could, in theory, bring weapons.

Why not? We've had one up there for several years now. To read more, click here.