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United States : PARTNERSHIP between SNC and CRAIG TECHNOLOGIES to launch DREAM CATCHER

June 14, 2014



A commercial space company is expanding its presence on the Space Coast.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) will announce a new partnership with Craig Technologies.

SNC is relying on the company for design engineering and manufacturing of Dream Chaser, which is often referred to as the mini-shuttle.

The Dream Chaser is outfitted to carry astronauts back into space from Florida. SNC will prepare the winged spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center.

They re targeting to launch the Dream Chaser on top of an Atlas V rocket from the Cape in November 2016.

Craig Technologies say that the work on the Dream Chaser will create a surge in new hires for them. However, they didn t say how many jobs would be created.

SNC, Boeing and SpaceX are all competing for NASA contracts to send astronauts to the International Space Station.


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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