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SNC’s Dream Chaser® Spaceplane Wings Arrive in Colorado

April 21, 2020   SPARKS, Nev., -  Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, uncrated both wings for its Dream Chaser spaceplane this month at the company’s Louisville, Colorado production facility. The wings’ arrival kicks…

NASA Selects New Mission to Explore Origins of Universe

February 15, 2019   NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems. The Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices…

SNC Leverages VORTEX® Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program

April 2, 2020   SPARKS, Nev.  –  Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense…

Wings Over the Rockies Announces Apollopalooza Festival

January 24, 2019   Denver, CO – January 23, 2019 – Denver-based Wings Over the Rockies (Wings), is proud to announce Apollopalooza, a regional celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and future of human space exploration on Saturday, July 13th through Saturday, July 20th, 2019.…

Ball Aerospace-built Geostationary Air Quality Instrument Launches Successfully

February 19, 2020   BOULDER, Colo. – The Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) instrument, jointly developed by Ball Aerospace and Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) under the leadership of Ball Aerospace, launched successfully on Feb. 18, 2020. GEMS was integrated onto…

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches the Boeing Starliner Spacecraft on the Orbital Flight Test

December 20, 2019   Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying Boeing’s Starliner capsule on the Orbital Flight Test lifted off on Dec. 20 at 6:36:43 a.m. EST, from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. This marks the…