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Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser® spacecraft wins Popular Science Best of What’s New 2017 award

Popular Science magazine has selected Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft for the 2017 “Best of What’s New” award. This recognition from the world’s largest science and technology magazine celebrates technologies that will “change our world.”


Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance announce agreement to place a B330 habitat in low lunar orbit

Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance (ULA) are working together to launch a B330 expandable module on ULA's Vulcan launch vehicle.


United Launch Alliance successfully launches NROL-52 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on Oct. 15 at 3:28 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-52, the mission is in support of national security.


U.S. Air Force declares first Lockheed Martin GPS III satellite "Available for Launch"

GPS III Space Vehicle 01 (GPS III SV01) expected to launch in 2018.


Sierra Nevada Corporation CEO calls for advancement of U.S. Leadership in space economy

Invited to address the newly formed National Space Council, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) CEO Fatih Ozmen today told members that the United States has economic and national security interests in promoting U.S. leadership in space through investments, managing risk, and expanding opportunity in a new space economy.


Sierra Nevada Corporation signs memorandum of understanding with Canadian Space Agency

Partnership is a key example of growing global cooperation in space.


Polaris Alpha expands space capabilities in acquisition

Polaris Alpha acquires Solidyn Solutions.


Large solar storm sparks global aurora and doubles radiation levels on the Martian surface

An unexpectedly strong blast from the Sun hit Mars this month, observed by NASA missions in orbit and on the surface, led by two Boulder teams, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the Mars Science Laboratory’s Radiation Assessment Detector led by the Boulder office of Southwest Research Institute.


Sierra Nevada Corporation announces expansion of German Aerospace Center partnership

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today, expanding its relationship with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for further collaboration on space initiatives.


Lockheed Martin reveals new details to its Mars Base Camp vision

Mars Base Camp is a vision of how to send humans to Mars in about a decade.