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2014-07-17 23:01:31

The United States Special Operations Command Technology Applications Contracting Office awarded Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) a task order for the next phase under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite

2014-07-16 23:00:53

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has commenced the on-orbit checkout phase for six ORBCOMM Generation 2 (OG2) satellites, establishing communication with each satellite as planned. Sparks,

spacex falcon 9
2014-07-13 03:44:23

SpaceX, the California-based rocket company established by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk, announced on Friday that its Falcon 9 launch system had been certified by the US Air Force as having completed three successful flights.

2014-07-10 23:02:42

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces it completed the acquisition of Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC), headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. Sparks,

2014-06-30 08:20:52

SXC to become "XCOR Space Expeditions" MOJAVE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that it has closed the acquisition of all operational subsidiaries

World View space capsule
2014-06-26 04:40:41

World View has successfully completed a scaled test flight of its helium balloon-based transportation system, setting a new world record for highest parafoil flight in the process, the commercial spaceflight firm announced on Tuesday.

2014-06-18 23:03:27

Sierra Nevada Corporation (“SNC”) and FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.

NASA Releases Commercial Orbital Transportation Services Final Report
2014-06-04 03:25:53

With two companies now providing commercial cargo launch services for the International Space Station, NASA is issuing its final report on the now-complete Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program that laid the groundwork for those flights.

2014-05-30 12:21:39

Development is Major Step toward Returning Human Space Launches to U.S.

2014-05-27 08:20:50

XCOR Raises $14.2 Million of Investment Capital Led by Dutch Investors MOJAVE, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that the United States Treasury


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).