Lockheed Martin will help Sierra Nevada Corp. human-rate its Dream Chaser reusable human spacecraft under a subcontract announced Jan. 30, drawing on its experience building the Orion multipurpose crew vehicle for NASA. Sierra Nevada’s lifting-body vehicle, which is partially funded by NASA’s Commercial Crew Development seed-money effort, is due for its first drop test in the next month to six weeks, company officials said in a press conference at the company’s Louisville, Colo., ...

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