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Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser Spacecraft First Mission Briefing Press Conference at Space Symposium

Press Release From: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is hosting a press conference on its Dream Chaser spacecraft for Space Symposium pre-credentialed media on Wednesday, April 18. Topics include updates on the Dream Chaser program, a first mission briefing, and the economic impact of the program on Colorado.

WHO: Mark Sirangelo, Executive Vice President, SNC’s Space Systems business area

Steve Lindsey, Vice President, SNC’s Space Exploration Systems

WHAT: Press Conference

WHERE: Outdoor Dream Chaser display at the Space Symposium, Summit Circle, in front of   the International Center, Broadmoor Hotel,  21 Lake Cir, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

WHEN: 9am, Wednesday April 18

WHY: Dream Chaser first mission briefing, program update, economic impact on Colorado.  Media will also be able to photograph the vehicle inside the tent.

Media who plan to attend should RSVP to media.ssg@sncorp.com by 5pm Tuesday, April 17.  Please put “RSVP Dream Chaser Press Conference” in the subject line.  Please include your full name and media organization.

About Dream Chaser Spacecraft

Owned and operated by SNC, the Dream Chaser spacecraft is a reusable, multi-mission space utility vehicle (SUV). It is capable of transportation services to and from low-Earth orbit, where the International Space Station (ISS) resides, and is the only commercial, lifting-body vehicle capable of a runway landing. The Dream Chaser Cargo System was selected by NASA to provide cargo delivery and disposal services to the ISS under the Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS-2) contract. All Dream Chaser CRS2 cargo missions are planned to land at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility.

About Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is a trusted leader in solving the world’s toughest challenges through advanced engineering technologies in Space Systems, Commercial Solutions, and National Security and Defense. Honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, SNC’s Space Systems business area designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft and satellite solutions, space habitats and environmental systems, propulsion systems, precision space mechanisms and subsystems, and SNC’s celebrated Dream Chaser® spacecraft. With more than 25 years of space heritage working with the U.S. government, commercial customers, and the international market, SNC has participated in more than 450 successful space missions and delivered 4,000+ systems, subsystems and components around the world. For more information, visit www.sncorp.com.

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