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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #700 on: 08/01/2017 03:00 PM »
From HEO July meeting, https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/ccp_nac_july24_2017.pdf
Commercial Crew Update:

"Extended CCiCap Space Act Agreement to Aug 2022 and add 8 new unfunded milestones in support of continued
crewed capability development"

didn't list these milestones?

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #701 on: 08/02/2017 03:08 PM »
The last SAA (NNK12MS03S) that I can find for them is updated to 2015:
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/files/CCiCap_SNC_508.pdf

But there is also these links which provides some details of the amendments since 2015:
http://government-contracts.insidegov.com/l/9683740/NNK12MS03S
https://govtribe.com/contract/award/nnk12ms03s
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #702 on: 08/18/2017 11:20 PM »
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Smooth ride! The Dream Chaser® spacecraft comes to a stop after a successful tow test @NASAArmstrong.

https://twitter.com/sierranevcorp/status/898666097313849344

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #703 on: 08/19/2017 07:41 PM »
MDA To Provide Communications Subsystem For Dream Chaser:
https://www.coloradospacenews.com/mda-to-provide-communications-subsystem-for-dream-chaser/

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July 26, 2017 – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has received an Authorization to Proceed on a multi-million dollar contract from Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC). MDA will provide a communications subsystem for on-board communication signal processing capabilities for the Dream Chaser Cargo System

See also:
http://mdacorporation.com/news/pr/pr2017072601.html
« Last Edit: 08/19/2017 07:43 PM by yg1968 »

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #704 on: 08/24/2017 12:28 PM »
Some new pics dated 17 Aug from https://www.sncorp.com/news-resources/media-resources/

Edit: Doh! Only thumbnails downloaded - fixing now ... finally fixed; had connection problems
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #705 on: 08/24/2017 06:24 PM »

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #706 on: 08/25/2017 02:56 PM »
Huntsville/Madison County is another step closer to landing a space vehicle at the Huntsville International Airport:
https://www.sncorp.com/press-releases/snc-hsv-intl-airport-landing-faa-licensing/

SNC welcomes the UN:

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The first-ever United Nations space mission is intended to launch as early as 2021 and will allow United Nations Member States to participate in a 14-day flight to low-Earth orbit (LEO) on SNC’s Dream Chaser spacecraft.

https://www.sncorp.com/press-releases/snc-un-sparks-visit/
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #707 on: 08/28/2017 05:26 PM »
Yay for Dream Chaser content!

Chris Gebhardt rounds up where things are with some L2 info, including the change of chopper:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/08/dream-chaser-captive-carry-test-runway-tow-tests/



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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #710 on: 08/30/2017 01:32 PM »
There's the different chopper to the one previously used on Captive Carry tests...

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #711 on: 08/30/2017 01:46 PM »

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #712 on: 08/30/2017 01:54 PM »
Giving proper credit to the BOR-4 as DC's ancestor.
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #713 on: 08/30/2017 01:55 PM »
Anybody wants a DC stack model?  ;D
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #714 on: 08/30/2017 01:58 PM »
APUs firing up.

20ft line.

Helicopter will hover over DC first.
« Last Edit: 08/30/2017 01:59 PM by eeergo »
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #715 on: 08/30/2017 01:58 PM »
"The Sassy, Greener, Leaner Little Sister to the Space Shuttle".

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #716 on: 08/30/2017 02:10 PM »
Getting close to starting the rotors.
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #717 on: 08/30/2017 02:13 PM »
Engine start!
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #718 on: 08/30/2017 02:18 PM »
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #719 on: 08/30/2017 02:20 PM »
« Last Edit: 08/30/2017 02:20 PM by eeergo »
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