Sierra Space reveals 'Star Wars'-looking new spaceship

Feb. 9, 2024
Its name is Tenacity, and it's almost ready to fly, Victor Tangermann writes for Futurism.

SANDUSKY, Ohio - Colorado-based space company Sierra Space showed off its Dream Chaser spaceplane, stacked on top of its cargo module, at NASA's Neil Armstrong Test Facility in Sandusky, Ohio, last week, Victor Tangermann writes for Futurism. Continue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

9 February 2024 -Sierra Space in Louisville, Colo. delivered Dream Chaser which joined Sierra Space’s cargo module, Shooting Star, which arrived at the NASA test facility in November. The two vehicles are set to be stacked in launch configuration and undergo environmental testing starting in the Mechanical Vibration Facility. The test will subject them to the extreme conditions of launch vibrations on the spacecraft shaker table.

“At Sierra Space, we are ushering in the next industrial revolution with a business and technology platform that provides our customers with a complete turn-key solution offering space as a service,” said Sierra Space CEO Tom Vice. “Our platform includes Dream Chaser, a revolutionary, highly reusable commercial spaceplane with global runway access, and the first business-ready commercial space station, leveraging the most advanced expandable structural architecture that will exponentially decrease the cost of product development and manufacturing in space.”

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