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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

SpaceX Goes From Suing Air Force To Potentially Launching Its Satellites
2014-05-22 10:53:54

The Air Force is now working as fast as it can to certify SpaceX as a venerable launch provider for the nation’s military and intelligence satellites, according to General William Shelton, who heads the Air Force Space Command.

Dream Chaser model
2014-05-20 07:01:32

With meticulous effort and attention to detail, NASA technician Ricky Hall hand-glued 250 grains of sand across a 22-inch long model of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft.

2014-05-19 23:03:24

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces the successful completion of the latest milestone in its NASA Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) agreement. Sparks,

2014-05-19 16:20:29

Working in wind tunnels, software laboratories and work stations across America, NASA's Commercial Crew Program (CCP) partners continue to make strides in advancing the designs of the American spacecraft and rockets that will carry humans safely and reliably into low-Earth orbit from U.S. soil by 2017.

2014-05-16 23:01:27

The National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations’ (NECO) awarded Fatih Ozmen, Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) CEO, the “Ellis Island Medal of Honor” at the 2014 Ellis Island Medals of


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