It lost out in NASA’s commercial-crew competition, but Sierra Nevada Corp. has not given up on the Dream Chaser human-rated reusable mini-shuttle. The atmospheric test vehicle that flew a successful drop test to an autonomous runway landing is in one of the company’s buildings here, getting a new set of wings to repair damage suffered when the left main gear did not deploy as it touched down (AW&ST Nov. 4, 2013, p. 28).  It is scheduled for another drop test—with ...


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