Sierra Nevada chooses ULA's Vulcan to launch space station supply runs
SEATTLE: Sierra Nevada Corp, a privately owned defence contractor with spaceflight ambitions, said on Wednesday (Aug 14) it picked United Launch ...
Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) is one of three companies hired by NASA, the US space agency, to re-supply the orbiting research laboratory under a US$14 billion overall award that guarantees each company a minimum of six flights between 2019 and 2024.
The other companies are Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp, known as SpaceX, and Northrop Grumman .
The Dream Chaser will be capable of delivering 12,000 pounds of food, water, science experiments and other cargo to the space station, the company said.
In adding SNC as a contractor in 2016, NASA gave the Sparks, Nevada-based firm a major financial and public relations boost after NASA selected rival spacecraft by Boeing and SpaceX to carry astronauts between Earth and the space station.
SNC declined to disclose how much it was paying ULA for the launches.
United Launch Alliance is working toward a first flight of its heavy-lift Vulcan in spring 2021, the same year Bezos aims to fly the New Glenn.
SpaceX's Dragon capsules currently splash down in the Pacific Ocean, while Northrop's Cygnus capsules burn up as they fall through the atmosphere, which gives NASA an opportunity to remove trash from the station.Read more: CNA
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Early closures and late openings of selected North-South line stations in August and SeptemberSINGAPORE - Selected stations on the North-South line will experience early closures and late openings in August and September to facilitate power supply system renewal and maintenance works, SMRT said in a statement on Tuesday (Aug 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com.