SPARKS, Nev., July 19, 2017 – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) selected United Launch Alliance (ULA) and the Atlas V rocket for the first two missions of its Dream Chaser spacecraft. The Dream Chaser is scheduled to go to the International Space Station around 2020 for cargo resupply services as part of NASA’s CRS2 contract.
“SNC recognizes the proven reliability of the Atlas V rocket and its availability and schedule performance makes it the right choice for the first two flights of the Dream Chaser,” said Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president of SNC's Space Systems business area. “ULA is an important player in the market and we appreciate their history and continued contributions to space flights and are pleased to support the aerospace community in Colorado and Alabama,” added Sirangelo.
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