Tag Archives: Dream Chaser

Sierra Nevada Gets DIU Contract to Design Autonomous Space Outpost


The Defense Innovation Unit has awarded Sierra Nevada Corp. a contract to create an unmanned orbital outpost prototype based on the company's space transport vehicle design. SNC said Tuesday it will repurpose the 16-foot Shooting Star hardware that was originally designed to function as a Dream Chaser spaceplane attachment under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services 2 program.

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Triumph Group to Build Landing Gear System for Sierra Nevada’s Cargo Space Plane

Sierra Nevada Corp. has awarded Triumph Group a contract to produce a landing gear system for a reusable lifting-body vehicle designed to support NASA‘s resupply mission to the International Space Station. Triumph said Tuesday it will provide main and nose landing gear along with integrated actuation technologies for door systems of Dream Chaser spacecraft SNC is building under …

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MDA to Deliver Comms Subsystem for Sierra Nevada Cargo Delivery Spacecraft

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has secured a multimillion dollar contract from Sierra Nevada Corp. to deliver a communications subsystem for spacecraft SNC is developing under NASA‘s Commercial Resupply Services-2 program. MDA said Wednesday its communications subsystem will work to provide on-board communication signal processing support for the Dream Chaser spacecraft. Dream Chaser is slated …

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