Apr 12, 2023Today, we celebrate International Day of Human Spaceflight and humankind’s remarkable progress towards the future of space. Since the space shuttle program ended, we have come a long way in science and technology. We look forward to being a part of humanity's next giant leap.
Scoop – Sierra Space is raising near $300 million at about a $5 billion valuation from a consortium of Japanese investors, per CNBC sources, as the company pushes to get its Dream Chaser spaceplane flying:
https://twitter.com/thesheetztweetz/status/1706383170583581149QuoteScoop – Sierra Space is raising near $300 million at about a $5 billion valuation from a consortium of Japanese investors, per CNBC sources, as the company pushes to get its Dream Chaser spaceplane flying:https://www.cnbc.com/2023/09/25/sierra-space-fundraising-nearly-300-million-at-5-billion-valuation.html
Sep 27, 2023Sierra Space is a leading, pureplay commercial space company at the forefront of innovation and the commercialization of space in the Orbital Age™, building an end-to-end business and technology platform in space to benefit life on Earth. With more than 30 years and 500 missions of space flight heritage, the company is enabling the future of space transportation with Dream Chaser®, the world’s only commercial spaceplane, and is bringing LIFE™ (Large Integrated Flexible Environment) to Low Earth Orbit with its modular, three-story commercial habitation and science platform. Sierra Space also builds and delivers a host of systems and subsystems across solar power, mechanics and motion control, environmental control, life support, propulsion and thermal control, offering myriad space-as-a-service solutions for the new space economy.
A rumor heard chatting with people at the #ascendspace conference today: the head of Sierra Space's commercial space station work, Neeraj Gupta, has left to go work for a competitor, Voyager Space. It comes amid questions about the future of the Orbital Reef station.
Scoop – Sierra Space, the private company valued at over $5 billion, laid off hundreds of employees and contractors after shipping its first Dream Chaser spaceplane “Tenacity” for pre-launch testing this week:
Sierra Space lays off hundreds in push toward first Dream Chaser spaceplane launchPUBLISHED THU, NOV 16 20236:29 PM ESTMichael Sheetz@IN/MICHAELJSHEETZ@THESHEETZTWEETZKEY POINTSSierra Space, one of the sector’s most valuable private companies, laid off several hundred employees and contractors this week, CNBC has learned.A spokesperson confirmed Sierra Space let go of about 165 employees on Thursday, but declined to specify the number of contractors affected.Sierra Space’s realignment also includes adding nearly 150 employees with security clearances from Sierra Nevada Corp. to work on several classified contracts.