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Blue Origin and Sierra Space Developing Commercial Space Station

Blue Origin and Sierra Space today announced plans for Orbital Reef, a commercially developed, owned, and operated space station to be built in low Earth orbit. The station will open…

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Sierra Space and yuri Team-Up for Microgravity Research that Could Assist Medical Cures and Discovering Advanced Materials

LOUISVILLE, Colo., and MECKENBEUREN, Germany 09.29.2021 Sierra Space and German start-up yuri announce a joint venture to explore bold and visionary commercial opportunities for microgravity research that could help create…

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How Stephanie K. is turning our Labs into World Class Facilities

Employee Spotlight: How Stephanie K. is turning our Labs into World Class Facilities

  Stephanie K. has been working for Sierra Space for less than a year, but in the time she’s been with the company, she’s turned two of our Dream Chaser® spaceplane labs into world…

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Sierra Space and Space Tango to Revolutionize Manufacturing for New Low-Earth Orbit Economy and Create Space Business Opportunities

LOUISVILLE, Colo., and LEXINGTON, Ky. 09.13.2021 Sierra Space and Space Tango are joining forces to make manufacturing more accessible and available in space, opening up new market opportunities in low-Earth orbit (LEO). The new…

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Sierra Space and Kanematsu Corporation Creating Japanese Partnerships to Advance International Commercialization of Low-Earth Orbit

LOUISVILLE, Colo., 09.08.2021 Sierra Space and Kanematsu Corporation (Kanematsu) are opening up global access to low-Earth orbit (LEO), allowing for new business opportunities in space.  The Sierra Space Station is…

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Where there’s smoke, there isn’t always a fire department — How Smoke Detectors can save a mission aboard an autonomous vehicle

It’s something a team of engineers and technicians at Sierra Space are working on for our Dream Chaser® spaceplane… yet, they hope to never see it used once aboard. We’re talking about…

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Sierra Space Installing the ‘Universal Bridge’ to the International Space Station

We’re on our way to fully installing the Passive Common Berthing Mechanism (PCBM) on our Shooting Star® service module. Shooting Star is an attachment to the Dream Chaser® spaceplane and can carry an additional…

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Sierra Space Secures Senior Aerospace Exec Tom Vice as CEO

LOUISVILLE, Colo., 07.19.2021 Sierra Space, the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), has named senior aerospace executive Tom Vice as the company’s Chief Executive…

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Cotton Grown in Space with NASA/Sierra Space Plant Growth Technology

Growing gardens isn’t just for the earth-bound. Astronauts on the International Space Station have the opportunity to enjoy a little greenery using Veggie, which is a piece of technology we…

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Employee Spotlight: Sierra Space IT Professional, Emile N.

When he pictured his future, Emile N. always saw himself working in the medical field. Today, the IT professional is grateful Sierra Space hired him on as an intern before…

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