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NASA Celebrates Dream Chaser With Sierra Nevada Commercial Crew

NASA’s new Commercial Crew Program has yielded a partnership with Sierra Nevada Space Systems and Tuesday the duo tested their full-scale Dream Chaser orbital crew vehicle with a “captive carry test”. The flight vehicle was carried beneath an Erickson Air-Crane helicopter to assess the vehicle’s aerodynamic flight properties. The test will save as a basis for future tests on the …

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