During the last two years, SNC has worked to reconfigure the Dream Chaser to make it cargo-only spacecraft, after losing out as entrants in Nasa's commercial crew competition to build spacecraft that would see humans travel to low-Earth orbit and back.
The Dream Chaser spacecraft underwent a critical test during a successful free flight over the Mojave desert in California, the United States, the Sierra Nevada Corporation reported today. Earlier this year, officials at the Armstrong center, where Dream Chaser is being tested, said the space plane would to be dropped from an altitude of 12,500 feet (3,810 meters) by a Columbia 234-UT helicopter for this test.
Dream Chaser was carrying the same space-grade avionics that it'll use for ISS missions, Sierra Nevada said.
The company tweeted photos of the craft gliding to a landing at Edwards Air Force Base on Saturday. Right now, two companies - SpaceX and Orbital ATK - hold contracts with NASA to periodically resupply the station through 2018. Under that agreement, Sierra Nevada will fly at least six cargo delivery missions for NASA by 2024, agency officials said in the November 11 statement.
That assumes you don't spend any of those points on other upgrades or loot crates , which are also implemented in this game. Yesterday we posted about concerns over the Star Wars Battlefront 2 progression system raised by the community.
Quarterback Jake Bentley threw a rather bad pass out of the end zone to be intercepted by a wide open CJ Henderson . But a Florida team in disarray with a fired coach and no wins since September couldn't take advantage of the help.
Ibrahim al-Masri, a 37-year-old Hariri supporter, said the Lebanese didn't know if it was Hariri's choice to stay in Saudi Arabia. Earlier Sunday, thousands of people attending Lebanon's annual marathon used the event to urge Hariri to return home.
Leaving the state to fend for itself during heavy showers, the minister is said to have gone for a study tour to Australia. However, he said, "Today there is no water logging in Chennai due to the speedy work of ministers and officials".
Tunisia finished on 14 points in Group A of the African preliminaries , one ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Group B: Zambia 2 (Daka 26, Mwila 64) drew with Cameroon 2 (Zambo Anguissa 31, Banana 90+1).
But despite the warm temperatures, the record in Denver is 75 degrees - set back in 1999, so we won't come close to that. Tuesday , there is a 20 percent chance of drizzle before noon, then a slight chance of showers or drizzle after noon.
Foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying had said the Indo-Pacific region is a "dynamic region" with great potential. A statement from India on Sunday said the meeting focused on "issues of common interest in the Indo-Pacific region".
Afghanistan, which does not recognise the border, has lately been angry over a Pakistani plan to build a fence along most of it. Absence of Afghan writ, on Afghan side of the border like many other areas, facilitates terrorists to undertake such attempts.
The stock of Brookfield Renewable Partners LP (NYSE:BEP) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, August 7. This buyback authorization allows the financial services provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases.
For those of us who are interested in good deals, it might be a good idea to know which store offer more discounts and bonuses. The Black Friday Sale on Amazon .co.uk will run from midnight on Friday 17th November until 23:59 on Sunday 26th November.
Ideal 300 Bowled by Red Sox Right Fielder Mookie Betts
For Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts , he not only is at the top of his game on the baseball field but on the lanes as well. Entering Sunday night, he was averaging a 204.71 score through 35 games and ranked 156th out of 195 players.
Navy Seals allegedly killed Green Beret over theft discovery
While Melgar's death could have been accidental, the subsequent SEAL cover-up detailed by The Daily Beast was clearly deliberate. He was rushed to a French clinic in Mali by another Green Beret and the two SEALs, but was already dead on arrival.
'He had demons': Ex-wife of Texas church shooter speaks out
Veterans Day has special meaning this year in the small South Texas community where a church massacre occurred last weekend. David Delaware leads a Baptist congregation that sings gospel music called David Delaware and the Divine Sound.
Gymnast Aly Raisman was sexually abused by Larry Nassar
Clubs are now "required to report child abuse or neglect, including sexual misconduct, to proper authorities, including the U.S. The sex abuse scandal led to the ouster of USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny, who resigned in March under pressure from the U.S.
Lyft is expanding to Toronto, its first global city
Lyft has said it will launch its ride-hailing app in Toronto by the end of December, in its first global expansion outside the US. The Lyft app is now available to 95% of the population in the United States , up from 54% at the start of the year.