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  1. SNC completes Dream Chaser NASA CCiCap MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Sierra Nevada Corporation has successfully passed Milestone 9 of the advancement testing -- The 'Risk Reduction and Technology Readiness Level.'

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  2. Sierra Nevada Corporation Completes Major Dream Chaser NASA CCiCap MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation announces it has successfully passed Milestone 9, the Risk Reduction and Technology Readiness Level Advancement Testing milestone, for several critical Dream Chaser systems under NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability agreement.

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  3. Sierra Nevada Corporation Establishes Initial Communication to All...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Information Technology

    ENP Newswire - 18 July 2014 Release date- 17072014 - Sparks, Nev. - Sierra Nevada Corporation has commenced the on-orbit checkout phase for six ORBCOMM Generation 2 satellites, establishing communication with each satellite as planned.

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  4. Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Second Phase Contract to Aide...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | PRWeb

    The United States Special Operations Command Technology Applications Contracting Office awarded Sierra Nevada Corporation a task order for the next phase under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract for SNC's Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System .

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  5. 45th Space Wing launches ORBCOMM satellitesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | PressReleasePoint

    ... larger with an "X Factor" that makes them even more powerful, efficient and cutting edge. Built by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the 170 kilogram satellites will provide a much needed boost in their service capacity. Another will be launched later in ...

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  6. Record-breaking Sierra heat giving way to stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Record-breaking heat is expected to give way to thunderstorms capable of producing flash flooding around Reno, Lake Tahoe and much of the Sierra Nevada.

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  7. SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket after delays, releases six satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Newsday

    ... Falcon 9 rocket later this year. Monday's launch placed the six new satellites, built by privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp., into separate orbits about 500 miles above Earth, where they joined an existing 25-member ORBCOMM network. Each OG2 ...

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  8. SpaceX, Orbital Sciences celebrate successful launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | CBS News

    ... of heavy equipment, as well as services tailored for government applications. The new OG2 satellites, built by Sierra Nevada Corp., will work in concert with 27 first-generation spacecraft already in orbit to reduce the time needed for customers to ...

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  9. Private US firm finally makes long-delayed satellite launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Thanh Nein News

    ... Falcon 9 rocket later this year. Monday's launch placed the six new satellites, built by privately-owned Sierra Nevada Corp, into separate orbits about 500 miles (800 km) above Earth, where they joined an existing 25-member ORBCOMM network. Each OG2 ...

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  10. Sierra Nevada Corporation Successfully Completes the Acquisition of...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ENP Newswire - 15 July 2014 Release date- 11072014 - Sparks, Nev. - Sierra Nevada Corporation announces it completed the acquisition of Orbital Technologies Corporation, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

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  11. SpaceX makes another successful launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... that opens the door for lucrative contracts with the U.S. government. The six satellites, which were built by Sierra Nevada Corp. and launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, are the first of 17 that Orbcomm is launching as part of ...

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  12. SpaceX makes another successful launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... that opens the door for lucrative contracts with the U.S. government. The six satellites, which were built by Sierra Nevada Corp. and launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, are the first of 17 that Orbcomm is launching as part of ...

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  13. SpaceX finally makes long-delayed launchRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Reuters

    ... Falcon 9 rocket later this year. Monday's launch placed the six new satellites, built by privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp, into separate orbits about 500 miles (800 km) above Earth, where they joined an existing 25-member ORBCOMM network. SpaceX ...

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  14. UPDATE 1-SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from FloridaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Reuters

    ... Falcon 9 rocket later this year. Monday's launch placed the six new satellites, built by privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp, into separate orbits about 500 miles (800 km) above Earth, where they joined an existing 25-member ORBCOMM network. Each OG2 ...

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  15. In key test, SpaceX rocket launches six satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... of the SpaceX launch ] The OG2 satellites, which weigh about 375 lbs. (170 kilograms) each, were built by Sierra Nevada Corp. They're destined for an elliptical orbit that will take them between 382 and 466 miles (615 to 750 kilometers) above ...

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  16. Falcon 9 launches Orbcomm OG2 on fourth attemptRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Gizmag

    ... that will replace the first generation of Orbcomm's constellation of communications satellites. Built by the Sierra Nevada Corporation and weighing about 170 kg (375 lb), the satellites are reportedly larger and more efficient than previous Orbcomm ...

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  17. 45th Space Wing launches 6 second-generation ORBCOMM satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Missileer

    ... larger with an "X Factor" that makes them even more powerful, efficient and cutting-edge. Built by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the 170 kg satellites will provide a much needed boost in their service capacity. Another will be launched later this year. ...

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  18. SpaceX Successfully Launches Orbcomm SatellitesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Forbes.com

    ... 14. All six satellites have been successfully deployed in orbit. The six satellites, which were built by the Sierra Nevada Corporation , are part of Orbcomm's next generation of satellites, which aim to provide faster and more robust data systems to ...

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  19. After Afghanistan: Exelis Adapts Surveillance System For Use In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Forbes.com

    ... can be viewed simultaneously by diverse users. ( Disclosure: Exelis is a contributor to my think tank, as is Sierra Nevada Corporation - the prime contractor for the surveillance system from which CorvusEye 1500 was adapted.) Because the system ...

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  20. SpaceX Rocket Launches 6 Commercial Satellites into OrbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Space.com

    ... orbit on July 14, 2014. The OG2 satellites, which weigh about 375 lbs. (170 kilograms) each, were built by Sierra Nevada Corp. They're destined for an elliptical orbit that will take them between 382 and 466 miles (615 to 750 kilometers) above ...

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