Dream Chaser - Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC)

DC_flag.jpg MISSION SUMMARY

Mission: Transport supply and crew to ISS
Launch date: TBD
Launch vehicle: Atlas V
Launch site: Cape Canaveral, FL.
Launch pad: N/A
Destination: ISS
Landing: TBD
Landing site: Commercial air traffic runway (airport)

Mission status: Under development. Passed one of its most complex tests to date with a successful captive-carry test conducted near the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Jefferson County, Colo., on May 29.

Overview: The Dream Chaser is a crewed suborbital and orbital vertical-takeoff, horizontal-landing (VTHL) lifting-body spaceplane being developed by SpaceDev, a subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC). The Dream Chaser design is planned to carry seven people to and from low earth orbit. The vehicle would launch vertically on an Atlas V and land horizontally on conventional runways.

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DC_crew2.jpg Launch

DreamChaser-DockingISS.jpg Docking with ISS

DreamChaser-LandingRunway.jpg Landing

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MissionAnimation.jpg Dream Chaser Animation

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