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  1. SNC, NASA Amend CCiCap Partnership Agreement For Dream Chaser Space SystemRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Aero-News Network

    Sierra Nevada Corporation has amended its current Space Act Agreement with NASA, adding a significant development milestone to the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability partnership. The amendment, which extends the period of performance through March 2016, introduces unfunded Milestone 41, Design Analysis Cycle-6 Closeout Review demonstrating the advancement of the Dream Chaser Space System design from a Preliminary Design Review level of maturity toward a Critical Design Review level.

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  2. Officials hope to land space port license for Ellington by summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chron

    ... to ensure the new spaceport has tenants. To that end he and Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president of Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems, announced during a ceremony at Space Center Houston the continuation of their efforts to land the ...

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  3. Sierra Nevada Corporation and Houston Airport System Announce New AgreementRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems and the Houston Airport System announce a new follow-on agreement to utilize Ellington Airport's Spaceport as a future landing site for SNC's Uncrewed Dream Chaser spacecraft - SNC's solution for NASA's Cargo Resupply needs and other critical space operations. "Entering into this new agreement with HAS will lead to enabling all variants of the Dream Chaser spacecraft to land in Houston, offering the ability to return cargo and science to Houston directly from space," said Sirangelo.

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  4. Sierra Nevada Corporation and NASA Amend CCiCap Partnership Agreement ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation is pleased to announce it has amended its current Space Act Agreement , adding a significant development milestone to the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability partnership with NASA. "As the only runway-landing, piloted space vehicle in development, Dream Chaser provides the opportunity to preserve the U.S. legacy of 30 years of space shuttle and lifting-body experience," said Sirangelo.

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  5. From Rocket Science to Low Rider: Former Engineer Builds Adult Big WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | SPACE.com

    ... So I chose aerospace engineering." Armbruster spent 16 years at Starsys Research Corp., which is now part of Sierra Nevada Corp (among other things, Sierra Nevada is working on a design for a private spacecraft called the Dream Chaser . Many ...

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  6. New unmanned Dream Chaser spacecraft designed for ISS missonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | SlashGear.com

    Sierra Nevada Corp. created a new spacecraft to compete in NASA 's latest space vehicle contract. SNC's newest creation is the Dream Chaser Cargo System.

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  7. Best Space Stories of the Week - March 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | SPACE.com

    ... of investment funding. [Full Story: Mars One Colony Project Delays Manned Red Planet Mission to 2026 ] The Sierra Nevada Corporation is making a strong bid to be the next private company to send cargo-carrying space planes to the International Space ...

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  8. Unmanned version of Dream Chaser spaceplane unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Gizmag

    Though the Sierra Nevada Corporation Dream Chaser spaceplane was kicked out of the running to ferry crew to the International Space Station , a variation on the craft may still end up visiting the station. As part of its bid to win NASA's Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract, SNC has unveiled an unmanned autonomous version of Dream Chaser to carry cargo into orbit.

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  9. Sierra Nevada Corporation Unveils New Dream Chaser Cargo SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Sierra Nevada Corporation unveiled a new Dream Chaser mission variant today, the Dream Chaser Cargo System, SNC's complete system solution for NASA's Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract.

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  10. Sierra Nevada Unveils Cargo Version of Private Dream Chaser Space PlaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Space.com

    A robotic space plane may start ferrying supplies to and from the International Space Station a few years from now. Sierra Nevada Corp. today revealed details about the autonomous cargo version of its Dream Chaser space plane , which the company hopes NASA chooses to fly the next round of cargo missions to the orbiting lab.

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  11. Sierra Nevada unveils cargo-only Dream Chaser with folding wingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The unmanned cargo-only version of the Dream Chaser spacecraft that Sierra Nevada Corp. unveiled Tuesday will have folding wings and an added cargo module attached to the back. The changes from the crewed version of Dream Chaser, company officials said, will help add to the vehicle's versatility as SNC vies for an estimated $14 billion in NASA contracts to carry supplies and experiments to the International Space Station from 2018 to 2024.

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  12. Sierra Nevada proposes modified Dream Chaser for space-station cargo missionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Business Journal

    A rendering shows what it would look like if Sierra Nevada Corp. Space System's uncrewed Dream Chaser space plane docked at the International Space Station delivering supplies. Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems has proposed modifying its Dream Chaser spaceship to fit inside the protective nose covering of a rocket when it flies on unmanned missions resupplying the International Space Station .

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  13. A rendering of the completed I580 bypass looking west.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Record-Courier

    ... bids to do the work, four of them from Nevada. They are Q and D Construction, Road and Highway Builders and Sierra Nevada Construction all of Sparks and A&K Earth Movers of Fallon. The other firms that submitted bids are Ames Construction of ...

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  14. Lockheed Martin joins bidding to supply International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Louisville-based Sierra Nevada Space Systems is getting another competitor for the billions of dollars in International Space Station cargo supply contracts NASA is planning to award later this year. Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., based in Jefferson County, on Thursday announced plans to bid on the contracts.

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  15. Lockheed Martin proposes building ISS cargo ship for NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Business Journal

    ... contracts in December. It's expected to announced winners of the contracts this June. Louisville-based Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems has said it will bid, proposing to use its experimental Dream Chaser space plane to take cargo into orbit and ...

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  16. These planes could someday replace the A-10 WarthogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of African militaries facing insurgencies. The Afghan version is made in the United States by Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corp. Afghanistan won't receive its first Super Tucanos until December, Gen. Joseph Campbell, the top U.S. commander there, ...

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  17. Analysts weigh potential A-10 replacement for ground troop supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of African militaries facing insurgencies. The Afghan version is made in the United States by Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corp. Afghanistan won't receive its first Super Tucanos until December, Gen. Joseph Campbell, the top U.S. commander there, ...

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  18. US Air Force Scouting For New Planes For Low End Air Support...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | International Business Times

    ... insurgencies are opting for it. The Afghan version of the aircraft is made in the United States by Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corp. Beechcraft's AT-6 is also used by militaries as a trainer plane. The single-prop plane can carry a range of weapons ...

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  19. These planes could someday replace the A-10 -- if the Pentagon spends the cashRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | The Washington Post

    ... of African militaries facing insurgencies. The Afghan version is made in the United States by Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corp. Afghanistan won't receive its first Super Tucanos until December, Gen. Joseph Campbell, the top U.S. commander there, ...

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  20. Afghan Military to Receive Its First A-29s in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Fox News

    ... filed suit to contest the award, but Embraer won in court and the A-29s are now being made by Embraer and the Sierra Nevada Corp. in Jacksonville, Florida. The A-29s began arriving at Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta, Georgia, last September to ...

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