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Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems has successfully completed a preliminary design review (PDR) of the design, architecture and performance of its Dream Chaser orbital crew vehicle.
NASA has announced a modification of its NASA Launch Services (NLS) II contract with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, Calif., to add an additional configuration of the Falcon 9 rocket to its fleet.
Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) Dragon capsule has received NASA approval for their crew accommodations system, bringing the private-sector firm's spacecraft one step closer to a commercial test flight, the US space agency announced Tuesday.
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