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2013-08-22 23:02:04

Today Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser® spacecraft successfully completed a full-scale captive-carry test. Sparks, Nev. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Today Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser® spacecraft successfully completed a full-scale captive-carry test. The test in which the Dream Chaser was carried under an Erickson Air-Crane helicopter was conducted at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif. The captive-carry test was performed...

Dream Chaser Ground Tests
2013-08-15 10:17:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Dream Chaser spacecraft is progressing as expected through ground tests at a California facility, NASA announced this week. Developed by the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), Dream Chaser is described as a spaceplane capable of flying at sub-orbital and orbital altitudes. The space agency has plans to use the craft for sending personnel and supplies to and from the International Space Station. Earlier this month, the Dream Chaser...

2013-07-17 10:01:17

The Boeing Company of Houston is inviting media to view a full-size test version of its CST-100 spacecraft as NASA astronauts conduct evaluations inside it. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. CDT Monday, July 22, at the company's Houston Product Support Center at 13100 Space Center Boulevard. Boeing is one of three aerospace industry partners working with NASA's Commercial Crew Program on its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability initiative, which is intended to make commercial human...

2013-04-08 11:35:33

The Boeing Company of Houston, a NASA Commercial Crew Program (CCP) partner, has successfully completed a preliminary design review (PDR) of the component that would connect the company's new crew capsule to its rocket. The review is one of six performance milestones Boeing has completed for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative, which is intended to make available commercial human spaceflight services for government and commercial customers. The company is on...

Space Station Research Proposals Wanted By NASA
2013-01-29 06:16:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA is opening up the floor for suggestions, asking for proposals about how the International Space Station (ISS) can be used as a technological test tube. The space agency said it is asking for proposals on how the space station may be used to develop advanced or improved exploration technologies. NASA is looking for proposals as to how new approaches, technologies and capabilities could utilize the unique research environment...


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