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Dream Chaser Completes a Full-scale Captive-carry Test

Today Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft successfully completed a full-scale captive-carry test. The test in which the Dream Chaser was carried under an Erickson Air-Crane helicopter was conducted at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif. The captive-carry test was performed in order to test and validate several of the Dream Chaser systems and sub-systems prior to the upcoming free-flight test. The software tested included: flight computer; guidance,… (spaceref.biz) More...

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