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Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) received NASA's Authority to Proceed for the Dream Chaser spacecraft's first mission, with a launch window for late 2020.

Dream Chaser Completes Free Flight Test

Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Dream Chaser spacecraft recently glided to a successful landing at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center located on Edwards Air Force Base in California.

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Dream Chaser full-scale, flight test vehicle is ready for transportation to NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in California

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is pleased to announce the successful completion of ISS Integration Certification Milestone 1 for the Dream Chaser Cargo System under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract.

At the spring meetings of the International Astronautical Federation in Paris, Sierra Nevada Corporation made a presentation of its newly released autonomous Version of the Dream Chaser.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) today announced a design for an integrated system for human spaceflight that can be launched to low Earth orbit (LEO) using Stratolaunch System's air launch architecture and a scale version of SNC's Dream ChaserĀ® spacecraft.

A representative from Sierra Nevada Corporation has confirmed to SpaceRef that they have filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office regarding the CCtCap contract.

Having lost out to Boeing and SpaceX for the lucrative Commercial Crew Program contract, Sierra Nevada's Mark Sirangelo told the Denver Post the companies plans to go forward with development of the spacecraft and bid on future contracts.

The Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has announced an expansion of its Dream Chaser program, which now includes a mix of small businesses, legacy aerospace firms, university partners, and foreign space operation organizations, in "32 states, 50 Congressional districts, and 2 foreign nations."

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft is "on track for its anticipated first launch in November 2016," Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president of SNC Space Systems, told a press conference on August 5, 2014, at the AIAA SPACE 2014 Forum in San Diego.

In a joint news conference held today at the Rice University Space Institute, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announced plans to explore potential applications and multiple economic development opportunities presented by the combination of a Houston-based space port and SNC's Dream Chaser(R) - a spacecraft that can land at the space port directly from low-Earth orbit.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces the successful completion of a flight-profile data review milestone for its Dream ChaserĀ® spacecraft.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces that it has confirmed that the first orbital flight of its Dream Chaser(R) Space System will occur on November 1, 2016. Dream Chaser will be brought to orbit on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket that is being built in Decatur, Alabama and will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

SNC and ESA Sign MOU on Dream Chaser

ESA and American company Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), have signed an understanding to identify areas of collaboration with European industry for developing hardware and mission concepts for the Dream Chaser orbital transportation system.


According to SNC's Mark Sirangelo the Dream Chaser flight on Saturday achieved 99% of what was planned. The prime purpose was to see if the vehicle would fly. It did - perfectly.

This time-lapse video shows Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) team attaching the wings and tail of the company's Dream Chaser flight vehicle May 18.

Dream Chaser Unwrapped for Testing

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Dream Chaser gets unwrapped at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in southern California in preparation for testing.

Dream Chaser Shipped to Dryden

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems has completed assembly and testing of the Dream Chaser(R) spacecraft in preparation for shipping the flight vehicle from SNC's Space Systems headquarters in Louisville, Colo., to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) today announced they had selected Lockheed Martin Space Systems as a partner on its Dream Chaser program in its ongoing effort for NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

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. This marks a new milestone in the company's effort to develop transportation for astronauts to low Earth orbit and the International Space Station.

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