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  1. Dream Chaser preparing for second flight testRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Composites Technology

    Sierra Nevada has two Dream Chaser vehicles in its fleet: the atmospheric engineering test article and the advanced composite orbital vehicle. Despite losing out on a NASA contract to transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station , Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems has continued on with the development of its Dream Chaser spacecraft.


  2. The Martian: Please Don't Bring Him HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... manned launch services to orbit and beyond using capsules from SpaceX and from Boeing . Blue Origin and Sierra Nevada Corporation have serious systems under development as well. Bigelow Aerospace has an uber-cool inflatable space-hab ready for ...


  3. Private Dream Chaser Space Plane Poised for New Flight Tests in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    LAS CRUCES, New Mexico A space plane that would continue the legacy of NASA's shuttle program is getting ready for a second stage of flight testing, according to representatives from the Sierra Nevada Corp. At a gathering of the top leaders and innovators in the commercial spaceflight industry here yesterday , Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president of Sierra Nevada's space systems division, discussed the status of the two " Dream Chaser " space planes, which could one day fly astronauts or cargo to the International Space Station or other destinations. The vehicle will begin its second stage of testing at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in early 2016.


  4. Sierra Nevada touts Dream Chaser as X-37B alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Flight Global

    Sierra Nevada Corporation believes its Dream Chaser could be a viable alternative to the Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle for long-duration, recoverable experimentation in space. The company says its vehicle, which is still in development, could be called upon to support the kinds of missions the US Air Force is currently conducting with the X-37B.


  5. Improved Dream Chaser test vehicle to resume flight testingRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Flight Global

    Sierra Nevada Corporation is preparing its full-scale Dream Chaser engineering test vehicle for the second round of atmospheric free-flight flight testing, and the reusable spacecraft is scheduled for delivery to NASA's Armstrong Flight Test Centre in California by early 2016. The company has been refurbishing the test vehicle since its first free-flight in October 2013, which ended in a crash landing after one hydraulic landing gear failed to deploy.


  6. Sierra Nevada Corporation Congratulates United Launch Alliance on...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | PRWeb

    "When it became time to select a launch vehicle for the first orbital launch of SNC's Dream Chaser spacecraft, we knew ULA's commitment to mission success & proven track record were accomplishments we wanted to align our program with," said Sirangelo. Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems congratulates United Launch Alliance , a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin, on their 100th consecutive successful launch since the company was formed in late 2006.


  7. Sierra Nevada Corporation's Fatih Ozmen Looks Ahead to New Era of...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | PRWeb

    ... expertise & education. It offers a solid foundation for technology & innovation..." Fatih Ozmen, CEO of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a United States-based aerospace and aviation systems company, described a new future for U.S.-Turkish business ...


  8. Turkey's indigenous regional jet project faces local production 'crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The TRJet program to build Turkey's first indigenous regional jet faces problems as the U.S.-based Sierra Nevada Corp. , a partner in the jet program, has been asked to produce at least 70 percent of the jet's parts in Turkey by the Undersecretariat for the Defense Industry , according to company representatives, noting that a final agreement has been not inked yet. The TRJet program was first launched in a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoAYlu just 10 days before the June elections, but the project already has obstacles.


  9. Commercial Spaceflight Federation Welcomes New Members, LeadershipRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Aero-News Network

    ... of XCOR were elected to serve as officers of the board. At the meeting, CSF thanked Mark Sirangelo of the Sierra Nevada Corporation and Rob Meyerson of Blue Origin for their commitment to the organization as previous board members. "The commercial ...


  10. University of Nevada, Reno's Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship Forges Tech Ties with MITRead the original story

    Friday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    ... project-based academic programs and funding. The event was organized by Fatih and Eren Ozmen of Sparks-based Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), who founded the Ozmen Center in 2014. "It was great to have the opportunity to share the Beaver Works model ...


  11. Sierra Nevada Corporation Names Salkoff Corporate Director of CommunicationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 16 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation today announced a strategic addition to its senior leadership team, naming Brooke Salkoff corporate director of communications. "I am honored to join a phenomenal team at Sierra Nevada Corporation.


  12. Emerging Turkish jet to create up to 4,000 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... Turkey," said Cem UAYur, general manager of Esen System Integration, the Turkish affiliate of the U.S.-based Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC), a partner in the regional jet program. In June, Turkey announced plans to design, develop and produce its ...


  13. California wildfires causing smoky conditions in Sierra NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Wildfires burning in northern California are causing smoke to come into the Sierra Nevada. "With the amount of winds we're going to see the next few days, I would expect it be much worse," said Meteorologist Jim Wallmann of the National Weather Service in Reno.


  14. Sierra Nevada Corp. launches landing site program for Dream ChaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Space Systems division based in Louisville announced on Thursday that the company is launching a new program to establish preferred landing sites for its Dream Chaser spacecraft, a program that could include commercial airports. Company officials, in a press release, said the program is based on similar work already being done with Ellington Spaceport in Houston and the Huntsville International Airport Authority.


  15. Sierra Nevada Corporation Announces New Dream Chaser Spacecraft...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems announces the launch of a new program, the Dream Chaser -Preferred Landing Site Program, in which SNC will work with spaceports and commercial airports to become a designated landing site for the Dream Chaser spacecraft. "The benefits of multiple landing sites would be significant to both the landing site community and to the Dream Chaser network of domestic and international partners," said Sirangelo.


  16. Sierra Nevada Corporation Congratulates NASA, NOAA and Lockheed Martin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems congratulates NASA, NOAA and Lockheed Martin on successfully capturing the first-ever continuous images of the entire sunlit side of planet Earth. "As a leader in subsystem and component manufacturing, our primary goal at SNC is to deliver a superior product to our customers for every mission," said Helgesen.


  17. Sierra Nevada Corporation Congratulates JAXA on the Successful HTV-5...Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems congratulates the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on the successful HTV-5 spacecraft cargo delivery to the International Space Station . "The ISS is a strong global representation of successful partnerships between multiple international agencies," said Sirangelo.


  18. Sierra Nevada Corporation Expands Solar Array Design, Test and Production CapabilityRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2015 | PRWeb

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems continues to expand its Space Technologies product line, by growing its capability in solar array design, production and verification, which includes a broad portfolio of flight-proven mechanisms, components and complex subsystems. "With the addition of this instrument, SNC can provide fully-optimized turnkey solutions for solar arrays," said Roth.


  19. Fonon Corporation Awarded Contract from Sierra Nevada Corporation for ...Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2015 |

    Fonon Corporation is pleased to announce that Sierra Nevada Corporation has ordered the company's LaserTower Desktop marking and engraving system. SNC is a world-class prime systems integrator and electronic systems provider known for its rapid, innovative and agile technology solutions.


  20. Sierra Nevada Corporation Completes Preliminary Design Review of the STPSat-5 SatelliteRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... as defined by our customer," said John Roth, vice president of business development for SNC's Space Systems. Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the STPSat-5 satellite for ...