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Setting the Spaceplane Stage

August 24, 2017

Fly frequently, travel safely, land on (most) runways, and operate economically: such are the guiding principles for 21st…
Building a New American Capability with Commercial Crew

November 13, 2016

An opportunity to help develop the first new spacecraft and rockets for astronauts in more than 30 years…
Dream Chaser Spacecraft Maker Loses NASA Crew Contract Protest

January 6, 2015

Sierra Nevada’s protest concerning NASA’s commercial crew program was turned down today (Jan. 5), according to a statement…
Airframe Structure for First Commercial Dream Chaser Spacecraft Unveiled

August 11, 2014

The orbital airframe structure for the first commercial Dream Chaser mini-shuttle that will launch to Earth orbit just over two…
NASA and Industry Complete First Phase to Certify New Crew Transportation Systems

June 2, 2014

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and industry have completed the first step in the certification process that will enable…
Langley Lends Dream Chaser Team Expertise

May 20, 2014

With meticulous effort and attention to detail, NASA technician Ricky Hall hand-glued 250 grains of sand across a…
NASA Commercial Crew Partners Complete Space System Milestones

March 3, 2014

NASA’s aerospace industry partners continue to meet milestones under agreements with the agency’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP), as…
How the Dream Chaser Was Built

January 29, 2014

The origins of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser go back over 50 years to the US Air Force’s…
Damaged Dream Chaser Can be Fixed and Program to Move Forward with Flight Tests

October 30, 2013

The privately built Dream Chaser ‘space taxi’ that was damaged after landing during its otherwise successful first ever free-flight glide…
Dream Chaser spaceship test article damaged during 1st Free-Flight Drop Test

October 28, 2013

The engineering test article of the commercial Dream Chaser spaceship being developed by Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) suffered some significant…
Sierra Nevada Corporation Completes Second Dream Chaser Captive-Carry Test

August 23, 2013

NASA partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) of Louisville, Colo., successfully completed a captive-carry test of the Dream Chaser…
Dream Chaser Completes Ground Tow Tests in Preparation for Upcoming Approach and Landing Test

August 19, 2013

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces the completion of  the Dream Chaser®Space System tow testing at NASA’s Dryden Flight…
SNC’s Dream Chaser Rolls through Ground Tests

August 15, 2013

Hours before the heat rose in the Mojave Desert of Southern California on Aug. 2 the Dream Chaser…
Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser Gets Wings and Tail, Starts Ground Testing

July 15, 2013

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s winged Dream Chaser engineering test article is moving forward with a series of ground tests…
Sierra Nevada Corporation Dream Chaser Testing Begins at NASA

May 16, 2013

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems Dream Chaser flight vehicle arrived at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in…
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