NASA Approves Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser Spaceplane to Land on Runway at KSC Written 5 May 2021


Dream Chaser flight test vehicle in 2013. | Ken Ulbrich; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Florida Today reports that NASA has approved Sierra Nevada Corp.’s Dream Chaser spaceplane to land on a runway at Kennedy Space Center. The Dream Chaser “is a reusable, space utility vehicle capable of transportation services to and from low-Earth orbit and is capable of a runway landing.” Under a NASA contract, “the plane is now slated to launch atop United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan rocket from KSC and deliver cargo to the International Space Station in 2022.”
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