Sierra Nevada Corp. Joins SpaceX & Orbital ATK in Winning NASA Resupply Contracts

January 15, 2016 – SNC was featured by the Washington Post as a winner of NASA’s CRS2 contract Jan. 14, 2016: The nation's space agency selected three commercial companies for the next round of missions to resupply the International Space Station, giving a vote of confidence to incumbents SpaceX and Orbital ATK and choosing a new player, Sierra Nevada Corp…Unlike SpaceX of Hawthorne, Calif. and Dulles-based Orbital, which use capsules to deliver cargo, Sierra Nevada has built an entirely different spacecraft called the Dream Chaser, a sort of miniature space shuttle that can land on runways like a commercial airplane.

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