Sierra Nevada Corporation

Type: Company
Name: Sierra Nevada Corporation
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Houston Spaceport, Still in Planning Stages, Has Its First Customer

If you thought trying to get app-based transportation approved here in Houston was tough, it'll be interesting to see how smoothly it goes developing a plan for commercial space flight.Space travel is higher on the list, we think, especially since a project ... [Published Houston Press - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

SNC garners honor from national magazine

SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Sierra Nevada Corporation is back in the news again after a magazine put them in a top 10 list.Fast Company magazine ranked SNC as one of the world's top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space. The Sparks-based ... [Published My News 4 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

Sierra Nevada Corporation Ranked as one of “World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space” by Fast Company Magazine

Sierra Nevada Corporation Ranked as one of “World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space” by Fast Company Magazine ... [Published Noodls - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

SNC and HAS Sign LOI to Explore Dream Chaser Teaming Opportunities at Houston Spaceport

SPARKS, Nev. - In a joint news conference held on April 10 at the Rice University Space Institute, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announced plans to explore potential applications and multiple economic development ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dreams of space land closer to Rice

Tweet [embedded content]Mark Sirangelo of Dream Chaser developer Sierra Nevada Corp. talks with Rice students interested in the future of space travel at Brockman Hall on April 10. Photo by Jeff FitlowMark Sirangelo, corporate vice president and head ... [Published Rice University - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Broadmoor buys Seven Falls, land

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Broadmoor is buying Seven Falls, the series of waterfalls that is one of the region’s top tourist attractions. The sale includes a surrounding canyon and 1,300 acres of adjacent land.Broadmoor president Steve Bartolin declined ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 5 reports

Sierra Nevada Space Systems backs Houston spaceport may land Dream Chaser there

Sierra Nevada Corp. is researching the possibility of landing its Dream Chaser spacecraft at the planned Houston spaceport.Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Colorado-based Space Systems unit has signed a ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Army Procures Counter-IED Systems

Sierra Nevada Corp. , Sparks, Nev. was awarded a sole-source $46,500,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee multi-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for dismounted counter radio-controlled, improvised explosive device, electronic warfare spares and ... [Published AFCEA - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Teamwork Could Bring a SpacePort to Houston

Posted Friday, April 11th 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH’s Dale ForbisSierra Nevada Corporation has an ambitious goal – make Houston the center of the space flight universe once again.  Mark Sirangelo is head of the company’s space systems.  SNC is working with ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Spacecraft developer, Houston partner on spaceport

HOUSTON — The private developer of a winged spacecraft concept called the Dream Chaser is partnering with the city of Houston on a proposed project to renovate historic Ellington Field into a spaceport.The partnership between the Houston Airport System ... [Published Belleville News Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 3 reports

Sierra Nevada Corporation Named NCET ...

Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NCET) has recognized Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) as the 2014 "Aerospace Company of the Year" for its innovation, revenue and employee growth in the aerospace industry. SNC was honored at the NCET/RGJ ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

Emcore to play role in weather forecasting

Emcore Corp. on Monday announced that it will be designing and manufacturing solar panels for Sierra Nevada Corp. to be used on NASA’s new Cyclone Global Navigation System.The new mission include eight low Earth-orbiting satellites and will be launched ... [Published New Mexico Business Weekly - Mar 24 2014]

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"We could be doing micro satellite deployment, zero gravity experiments, space tourism, vehicle assembly; the vision is to become a focal point of aerospace aviation" Arturo Machuca, manager for the spaceport project said
"We'll make great use of this pad, I promise," said Gwynne Shotwell, president of SpaceX, in remarks to the media moments after signing the lease. "We've had architects and our launch site engineering [team] working for many months on the sidelines. We will launch the Falcon Heavy from here first -- from this pad -- early next year."
...now flight testing of Dream Chaser has been recognized by Fast Company," said Corporate Vice-President Mark N Sirangelo, Head of SNC Space Systems. "Through the previous foundational work of NASA and continuing on with the amazing collaboration of team members in 30 states working for 15 companies, eight NASA Centers and six universities - our 'Dream Team,' we expect to conduct our first orbital mission in 2016."

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SNC and Houston Airport System combine forces [Published My News 4 - Apr 14 2014]
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Sierra Nevada Corporation And Houston Airport S... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 14 2014]
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Dreams of space land closer to Rice [Published Rice University - Apr 14 2014]
Broadmoor buys Seven Falls, land [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Apr 12 2014]
Sierra Nevada Space Systems backs Houston space... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
See what the Dream Chaser will look like landin... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 11 2014]
Sierra Nevada comes on board to advance Houston... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 11 2014]
Sierra Nevada Space Systems backs Houston space... [Published Denver Business Journal - Apr 11 2014]
U.S. Army Procures Counter-IED Systems [Published AFCEA - Apr 11 2014]
Teamwork Could Bring a SpacePort to Houston [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Apr 11 2014]
Spacecraft developer, Houston partner on spaceport [Published Belleville News Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Spacecraft developer, Houston partner on spaceport [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 11 2014]
Sierra Nevada signs agreement with Houston spac... [Published Denver Post - Apr 11 2014]
Louisville's Sierra Nevada signs letter of inte... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Apr 11 2014]
Plans of turning Ellington Field into a spaceport [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 11 2014]
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SNC and HAS Sign LOI to Explore Dream Chaser Te... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 14 2014]
SPARKS, Nev. - In a joint news conference held on April 10 at the Rice University Space Institute, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announced plans to explore potential applications and multiple economic development ...
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 30 2014]
ARMY Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $610,892,663 modification (P00003) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-14-C-0034 for the PATRIOT system advanced capability production to include 92 one pack ...
NASA Commercial Crew Partners Complete Space Sy... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 28 2014]
NASA's aerospace industry partners continue to meet milestones under agreements with the agency's Commercial Crew Program (CCP), as they move forward in their development of spacecraft and rockets that will transport humans to destinations in low-Earth ...
'Dream Chaser' Spacecraft Set to Blast Off Next... [Published Mashable! - Jan 31 2014]
The private space industry is going to infinity and beyond — or at the very least, into orbit. Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems announced that their spacecraft will launch on Nov. 1, 2016 in an unmanned, orbital flight, with plans ...
Shuttle replacement spacecraft’s development, t... [Published The Aviationist - Jan 28 2014]
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has released a new video which summarizes the development, testing and manufacturing of America’s next generation Space Shuttle: the Dream Chaser spacecraft. U.S. lost the capability to launch NASA’s astronauts into ...
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EMCORE Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contra... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 24 2014]
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Sierra Nevada Corporation Announces Dream Chase... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 21 2014]
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