Thursday Jun 13
GAO denies Beechcraft protest to build warplanes in Jacksonville
Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Jacksonville, talks with Embraer SA CEO Frederico Curado at the ribbon-cutting for the Brazilian plane-maker's hangar at Jacksonville International Airport.
Thursday Jun 13
GAO denies Beechcraft's protest of Embarer award
Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corp. on Thursday announced the Government Accountability Office has rejected Beechcraft's protest of the Light Air Support contract the U.S. Air Force awarded to the partner companies earlier this year.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Sierra Nevada Corporation and U.S. Army Celebrate Completion of ICREW ...
The United States Army's Program Office for Electronic Warfare and Sierra Nevada Corporation celebrated the final delivery of over 3,000 " Baldr " units due under the Army's Individual Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronics Warfare program at SNC's production facility in Sparks, Nev.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Sparks-based company starts testing of Dream Chaser rocket
The test is being done as part of hybrid rocket motor qualification for the Dream Chaser, which was last tested in 2010 under the Commercial Crew Development Program Space Act Agreement.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
In Wind Tunnels and Flight Tests, NASA's Next Manned Spacecraft Are Taking Shape
Boeing, SpaceX and the Sierra Nevada Corporation have achieved major milestones in their space programs, testing the vehicles they hope will carry astronauts into orbit and reestablish NASA's manned space program.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Sierra Nevada Corporation Begins Dream ChaserA Main Hybrid Rocket Motor Testing
Sierra Nevada Corporation announces the successful start of the latest phase of hybrid rocket motor qualification testing for the Dream Chaser flight vehicle.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Warplanes to Firefighting Tankers Delayed Amid Lawsuits
The U.S. Air Force was set to deliver aircraft to the Afghan military in April. Its suppliers have just started building them.
Fri May 24, 2013
New 'Dream Chaser' space plane ready to start testing
With the ending of the Space Shuttle program, NASA is now turning to private companies to design and build new spacecraft to take astronauts into orbit.
Wed May 22, 2013
Dream Chaser Readies, Gets Set For Flight Testing
It was surely one of those moments where NASA could hardly wait to tear off the shrink wrap.
Tue May 21, 2013
Dream Chaser undergoes testing at Dryden Flight Research Center
Sierra Nevada Corp.'s space flight vehicle is being tested at Edwards, Calif. for flight and runway landing systems operation, in advance of ISS and low-Earth orbit deployment.