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Mark Sirangelo: Lockheed Starts to Make Airframes for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser

Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada’s space systems division have introduced the orbital spacecraft composite airframe of the Dream Chaser vehicle that SNC is developing for NASA’s human spaceflight program. Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president of space systems, said Friday that Lockheed has begun work to to manufacture the Dream Chaser orbital structure airframes. …

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Sierra Nevada Corp. Completes Risk Reduction, Tech Readiness Level Tests on ‘Dream Chaser’

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed two NASA milestone tests on the Dream Chaser spacecraft’s flight hardware systems, moving the program closer to the critical design review phase and first flight, Phys.org reported Thursday. Ken Kremer reports that the Milestone 9 and Milestone 9a tests cover design risk reduction and technology readiness level assessments. …

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Siemens Joins Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser Team; Mark Sirangelo Comments

Siemens‘ PLM software unit and Sierra Nevada Corp.‘s space systems business are expanding their partnership through the SNC Dream Chaser program’s “Dream Team,” where Siemens will support development of spacecraft technologies. SNC said Tuesday that Siemens’ membership in the Dream Team is an extension of their long-time business relationship, as Siemens provides its engineering software …

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Guest Post: Mel Greer, Senior Fellow & Chief Strategist, on Driving Innovation Via Federal Gamification

Dr. Melvin Greer serves as senior fellow and chief strategist for service-oriented architecture and cloud computing at Lockheed Martin, where he brings more than 25 years of experience leading systems and software engineering efforts to the contractor’s advanced technology office. Greer is a principal investigator in advanced research studies, and …

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Mark Sirangelo: Sierra Nevada Finds Intl Partners for Commercial Space Plane Development

Sierra Nevada will collaborate with international space organizations to further develop the company’s Dream Chaser space taxi under a NASA commercial program, the Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. Greg Avery writes that Sierra Nevada, the European Space Agency and the German Aerospace Center have forged an alliance to explore potential technologies …

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John Olson Appointed Sierra Nevada Space Systems VP

John Olson, Ph.D., a 25-year federal government and aerospace veteran, has been appointed vice president of space systems at Sierra Nevada Corp. He will work to oversee development initiatives, international affairs and government dealings for a commercial space project the company is working on for NASA, SNC said Monday. SNC …

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DynCorp, Sierra Nevada Create Aircraft Services Partnership; Tim Owings Comments

DynCorp International has partnered with Sierra Nevada‘s integrated mission systems unit to provide aircraft installation, maintenance and other services to customers and pursue new business opportunities in emerging markets. The alliance will focus primarily on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, fixed-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial systems, the companies said Monday. …

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Sierra Nevada Completes Second UAV Sensor Demo; Greg Cox Comments

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed the second flight demonstration of a sense-and-avoid radar sensor designed for unmanned aerial vehicles under a program with the Air Force Research Laboratory. The Airborne Sense and Avoid sensor intends to support the branch’s Multi-Sensor Detect Sense and Avoid program, SNC said Monday. According to …

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