TITLE

Forging Ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Morring, Jr., Frank
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/12/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the planning of electronic system provider Sierra Nevada Corp. for further testing and development of the Dream Chaser, space transportation system. It mentions that propose of the reusable lifting-body vehicle for the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration competition by the firm to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. It also mentions that rejection of the firms bid by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
ACCESSION #
101141798

 

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