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dream chaser
2014-10-06 03:50:35

Sierra Nevada Corp has filed a formal protest over NASA’s decision to grant a total of $6.8 billion in contracts to Boeing and SpaceX for the construction of next-generation vehicles to transport American astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

Unmanned Dream Chaser Test Flight Successful, Despite Crash Landing
2013-10-30 07:00:34

On Saturday, October 26, SNC’s Dream Chaser was airlifted by helicopter to launch altitude for what was largely a successful automated test flight. However, as the aircraft came in for a landing at California’s Edwards Air Force Base, things didn’t go exactly as planned

2012-05-04 13:44:09

On Friday, NASA Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana participated in an event with federal and state officials to discuss the future plans of Sierra Nevada Corp., one of NASA's industry partners, in Florida.

Image 1 - Sierra Nevada Delivers Flight Test Vehicle Structure
2012-02-07 04:38:42

One of NASA's industry partners, Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC), recently delivered the primary structure of its first Dream Chaser flight test vehicle to the company's facility in Louisville, Colo., where it will be assembled and integrated with secondary systems.

NASA Makes Changes To Commercial Space Taxi Program
2011-12-16 09:49:09

Budget cuts will likely force NASA's reliance on Russia to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station for the foreseeable future, NASA’s head of space operations said Thursday.

2011-12-15 04:49:56

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., is entering into a space act agreement with Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems of Louisville, Colo., to provide key wind tunnel testing of a new spacecraft designed to transport crew and cargo to and from the International Space Station.

Space Taxi Launching Test Flight In Summer Of 2012
2011-10-12 11:07:58

Officials said on Tuesday that a NASA-backed space taxi built by Sierra Nevada Corp will be making a high-altitude test flight next summer.

2009-03-12 09:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful demonstration of technology designed to enable safer helicopter landings in blinding conditions including brownouts.


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