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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #860 on: 06/03/2018 05:07 pm »
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Simonetta di Pippo, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs: when we issued a call for interest in flying experiments on SNCís Dream Chaser last year, it was open only 6 weeks, but we received 150 responses from 75 countries. #DPSS18

https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/1003018612045688833

Simonetta di Pippo's presentation is at 7h10m of this video (discussion of DC' UN mission is at 7h29m):
https://livestream.com/accounts/9198012/events/8226938/videos/175748661
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #861 on: 06/03/2018 06:12 pm »
Simonetta di Pippo mentioned that the UN mission should happen in 2021 or 2022 depending on when the first flight of DC happens. It would last between 2 to 3 weeks but would not go to the ISS. There would be about 25 to 30 micro-gravity experiments plus some experiments outside of DC. Each experiment must have at least one sustainable development goal. It's open to developed countries but there is a focus on developing countries. Working with SNC on the announcement of opportunities.  It's a triangular cooperation between one or more developed country, developing or emerging countries and the UN Office for space affairs.
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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #863 on: 07/01/2018 03:08 am »
Mark Sirangelo is leaving SNC: http://spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=51562

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #864 on: 07/07/2018 03:48 pm »
More on this:

Sirangelo leaving Sierra Nevada Corporation
http://spacenews.com/sirangelo-leaving-sierra-nevada-corporation/

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #865 on: 07/15/2018 04:26 am »
See the article linked below:

Article focused on Erin Ozmen.  I didn't notice anything new about Dream Chaser.  That said, I found it to be an interesting read.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesdigitalcovers/2018/07/11/meet-the-unknown-immigrant-billionaire-betting-her-fortune-to-take-on-musk-in-space/

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #866 on: 08/14/2018 03:31 am »

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #867 on: 08/30/2018 11:16 pm »
SNC Dream Chaser Capabilities Overview - 2018
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Published on Aug 30, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxjzHgrzhoc?t=001



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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #871 on: 12/18/2018 11:02 pm »
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Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has won NASA approval to begin full-scale production of its Dream Chaser cargo spacecraft scheduled to make its first flight in about two years.

The company announced Dec. 18 that it completed a milestone in its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) 2 contract called Integrated Review 4. With that milestone, the company is cleared to move ahead into assembly of the Dream Chaser vehicle that will deliver cargo to the station.

https://spacenews.com/dream-chaser-cleared-to-begin-full-scale-production/
If ZBLAN can't pay for commercial stations, we'll just have to keep looking until we find other products that can combine to support humans earning a living in space.

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Re: SNC Dream Chaser UPDATE Thread
« Reply #872 on: 12/19/2018 12:04 am »
Here is SNC's press release on this:

https://www.sncorp.com/press-releases/snc-dream-chaser-nasa-milestone-4/

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Subject matter experts from NASA and SNC thoroughly reviewed the Dream Chaser spacecraft design and its integrated performance with launch, ground and flight elements. Based on system capabilities, design maturity and the extensive data products presented, SNC and NASA jointly concluded the Dream Chaser program was ready to move to full-scale spacecraft manufacturing and testing.
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