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Dream Chaser Spaceplane November 2016 Launch
2014-01-23 15:50:41

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced plans to launch a test flight of its Dream Chaser spaceplane in November 2016.

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

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.

2013-08-19 23:03:56

Last week, NASA announced that it has added additional milestones to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser® Space Act Agreement (SAA) under the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability

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

The Dream Chaser spacecraft is progressing as expected through ground tests at a California facility, NASA announced this week.

2013-08-13 23:01:12

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces the completion of the Dream Chaser® Space System tow testing at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif. Sparks,

ESA Successful Reentry Drop Test
2013-06-20 15:08:41

In attempts to further refine Earth reentry technology, the European Space Agency (ESA) has completed a drop test of an initial experimental craft, according to an official statement.

SNC Dream Chaser Testing Begins At NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center
2013-05-16 08:00:03

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems Dream Chaser flight vehicle arrived at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., Wednesday to begin tests of its flight and runway landing systems.


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