NASA's new autonomous space shuttle just had a successful test flight

Four years ago, the Dream Chaser's first glide and landing test ended in a crash after its landing gear failed to deploy correctly. Since then, the reusable spaceplane has undergone a complete refurbishment and finally achieved its first successful flight and landing on Saturday... Continue Reading Dream Chaser spaceplane successfully completes glide flight and landing Category: Space Tags: Dream Chaser NASA Orbit Related Articles: NASA includes Dream Chaser in the next round of ISS cargo missions Dream Chaser spaceplane hauled aloft in first captive carry flight test Unmanned version of Dream Chaser spaceplane unveiled UN and Sierra Nevada team up to take non-spacefaring nations into orbit American independence in space: Ending reliance on the Soyuz spacecraft by 2017

NASA's new autonomous space shuttle just had a successful test flight

Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Dream Chaser hopes to fly cargo to the International Space Station by 2020.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from The Washington Post

Dream Chaser spaceplane successfully completes glide flight and landing

Four years ago, the Dream Chaser's first glide and landing test ended in a crash after its landing gear failed to deploy correctly. Since then, the reusable spaceplane has undergone ...

Sun 12 Nov 17 from Gizmag

Sierra Nevada Satisfied with Dream Chaser Glide Test

Executives with Sierra Nevada Corporation said Nov. 13 they believed the recent glide flight of a Dream Chaser test article was successful and they won't need to fly that vehicle again.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from SPACE.com

Spaceplane meant to resupply the space station pulled off a successful glide flight this weekend

On Saturday, private spaceflight company Sierra Nevada announced that its Dream Chaser spaceplane had successfully glided and landed on a runway after being released from a helicopter. ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from The Verge

Sierra Nevada spacecraft completes first test flight in 4 years

If Sierra Nevada is going to fulfill supply missions for the International Space Station and the UN, it'll have to prove that its Dream Chaser spacecraft is ready to fly... and ...

Sun 12 Nov 17 from Engadget

Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Space Plane Aces Free-Flight Drop Test

The Sierra Nevada Corporation's privately built Dream Chaser space plane aced a critical test flight Saturday (Nov. 12) during an uncrewed drop test over California's Mojave Desert.

Sun 12 Nov 17 from SPACE.com

Shuttle-like Dream Chaser spacecraft makes glide test flight

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A test version of the Dream Chaser, a reusable spacecraft that resembles a small space shuttle, made a successful free flight and landing in California after being ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from AP

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