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  1. Sierra Nevada Corporation Transfers Operation of Six Orbital...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    The first six satellites of the ORBCOMM Generation Two constellation, designed and built by Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems, have completed all on-orbit checkout procedures, culminating in the transfer of operations from SNC to ORBCOMM in mid-September. "As expected, we reached our objective of transferring operations to our customer within 60 days of launcha and are very pleased with the OG2 satellites' performance improvements thus far," Streit said.

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  2. Photo: In this photo provided by Scott Sady of TahoeLightRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this photo provided by Scott Sady of TahoeLight.com, Jessica Yurtinis of Reno, Nev., paddles her kayak through the five- to seven-foot waves on Lake Tahoe kicked up by a strong storm moving across California and Nevada, near Incline Village, Nev., Thursday, Dec 11, 2014. Winds gusting to 140 mph whipped through Sierra Nevada mountain passes ahead of a powerful wet Pacific storm Thursday, toppling trees and damaging homes in the Lake Tahoe area and grounding commercial airline flights in Reno, authorities said.

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  3. Windstorm knocks out power in Reno-Tahoe areaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... and much-needed rain and snow that caused widespread blackouts in Northern California and whiteouts in the Sierra Nevada. Photo: Placer County Sheriff, AP In this photo provided by Scott Sady of TahoeLight.com, Jessica Yurtinis of Reno, Nev., ...

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  4. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... and the Cal-Neva Lodge and Casino, right rear, at Crystal Bay, Nev. Winds gusting to 140 mph whipped through Sierra Nevada mountain passes ahead of a powerful wet Pacific storm Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, toppling trees and damaging homes in the Lake ...

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  5. Mudslides feared as 'Pineapple Express' storm pounds West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Fresno Bee

    In this photo provided by Scott Sady of TahoeLight.com, Jessica Yurtinis of Reno, Nev., paddles her kayak through five- to seven-foot waves on Lake Tahoe kicked up by a strong storm moving across California and Nevada, near Incline Village, Nev., Thursday, Dec 11, 2014. Winds gusting to 140 mph whipped through Sierra Nevada mountain passes ahead of a powerful wet Pacific storm Thursday, toppling trees and damaging homes in the Lake Tahoe area and grounding commercial airline flights in Reno, authorities said.

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  6. Storm-whipped winds cancel flights at Reno-TahoeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Big News Network.com

    ... Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. RENO, Nev. (AP) - Winds gusting to 140 mph whipped through Sierra Nevada mountain passes ahead of a powerful wet Pacific storm Thursday, toppling trees and damaging homes in the Lake Tahoe area and ...

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  7. Storm-whipped winds make waves in South Lake TahoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | NewsOK.com

    Winds gusting to 140 mph in Sierra Nevada passes ahead of a powerful Pacific storm sent surfers into Lake Tahoe, toppled trees onto homes and a church, forced school closures and grounded commercial airline flights in Reno, authorities said. A sign warns drivers of the road conditions on Donner Pass Road near Soda Springs, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

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  8. Storm whipped winds cancel flights at Reno TahoeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | My Mother Lode

    Winds gusting to 140 mph whipped through Sierra Nevada mountain passes ahead of a powerful wet Pacific storm Thursday, toppling trees and damaging homes in the Lake Tahoe area and grounding commercial airline flights in Reno, authorities said. No injuries were reported from the storm that National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Wallmann said was expected to bring up to 3 feet of wet snow in higher elevations, a foot in elevations below 7,000 feet, and rain to the Reno-Sparks area.

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  9. The latest on powerful Northern California stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Fresno Bee

    In this photo provided by Steve Ellsworth, wind-driven waves churn the surface of Lake Tahoe with the north shore and the Cal-Neva Lodge and Casino, right rear, at Crystal Bay, Nev. Winds gusting to 140 mph whipped through Sierra Nevada mountain passes ahead of a powerful wet Pacific storm Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, toppling trees and damaging homes in the Lake Tahoe area and grounding commercial airline flights in Reno, authorities said.

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  10. Sierra Nevada Corporation subsidiary, Sierra Completions, Progresses...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    Sierra Completions, the newest subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation offering high-end aircraft completions, is among representatives from 45 different countries to attend the Middle East Business Aviation show in Dubai. Sierra Completions, the newest subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation offering high-end aircraft completions of dual- and single-aisle widebody aircraft built with composite airframe, is among representatives from 45 different countries to attend the Middle East Business Aviation show in Dubai.

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  11. Sierra Nevada Corporation Congratulates NASA, ULA and Lockheed Martin on Successful EFT-1 MissionRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems congratulates NASA and Dream Team members United Launch Alliance and Lockheed Martin on the historic achievement of the successful Exploration Flight Test-1 mission of the Orion spacecraft. "The successful EFT-1 proves that we can still pursue the dream of space exploration, following the trails of past explorers, and blazing new trails for future explorers," said Sirangelo.

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  12. SNC Successfully Tests Critical Dream Chaser Propulsion SystemRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Aero-News Network

    Sierra Nevada Corporation has successfully completed a major milestone relating to the Reaction Control System propulsion risk reduction for the Dream Chaser Space System, known as Milestone 15a. The achievement further matures the design toward Critical Design Review and positions SNC one step closer to concluding all milestones laid out in NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability agreement.

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  13. Sierra Nevada Corporation Displays Training Systems at...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation displays its flagship mission training systems this week at the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation & Education Conference 2014 in Orlando, Florida. "SNC's mission system trainers offer a mixture of both real and simulated devices to provide training on all mission tasks including communications, navigation, sensors, datalinks, computers, networks and power systems."

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  14. Sierra Nevada Corporation Successfully Tests Critical Dream...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation announces the successful completion of a major milestone relating to the Reaction Control System propulsion risk reduction for the Dream Chaser Space System, known as Milestone 15a. "In passing this milestone, we are able to validate our performance and safety, while decreasing the risk for this critical propulsion system," said Sirangelo.

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  15. NASA extends space contract with Bezos' Blue Origin, BoeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Business Journal

    Boeing and SpaceX will send up the first test flight of a new spacecraft in 2017. NASA extended its contract with Boeing, SpaceX, Blue Origin and Sierra Nevada Corporation last week.

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  16. NASA Extends Private Space Taxi Agreement with Blue OriginRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Space.com

    ... into later competitions for the development of systems to carry NASA astronauts to and from the ISS. Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp., and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. also received funded CCDev2 awards. While Blue Origin received $22 million in ...

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  17. Internet Satellites: Elon Musk's Next Mission by Brady BunteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | LivePressWorld

    ... from other small satellites manufactures, such as Britain's Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd and Nevada-based Sierra Nevada Corp. Lastly, Musk and Wyler would have no trouble finding investors tech giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon willing to ...

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  18. Partnership nets city no-cost cybersecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Fort Morgan Times

    Fort Morgan's electrical system now has state-of-the-art technology ensuring its cybersecurity, thanks to a partnership with Sierra Nevada Corp., according to a city news release. The city allowed the company to place its technology in Fort Morgan's electrical system, and that now provides cybersecurity to critical infrastructure with no extra cost to ratepayers, according to the city.

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  19. Technological Advancements and Airport Modernization Drive the Air...Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Lockheed Martin Corp., NavAero, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corp., Raytheon Company, Searidge Technologies, Inc., Sierra Nevada Corp., Siqura B.V., Telephonics Corp., and Thales Group, among others. The research report titled "Air Traffic Control (ATC) ...

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  20. Partnership Provides City with CyberSecurityRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | PRWeb

    Thanks to a partnership with Sierra Nevada Corporation , the City of Fort Morgan's electrical system has been fitted with state-of-the-art technology that provides cybersecurity to critical infrastructure. "The partnership between SNC and the City of Fort Morgan for fielding Binary ArmorA to protect their SCADA network has been a great success.

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