Landing Gear Mishap Mars Dream Chaser Drop Test

Credit: Guy Norris
LOS ANGELES — Sierra Nevada is investigating the cause of a landing gear problem that forced the autonomous Dream Chaser engineering test article to veer off the runway on Oct. 26 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB, Calif., during roll out after an otherwise “perfect” first free...

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