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Dream Chaser Rocket Motor Begins Testing

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 11:02 AM

Sierra Nevada Corporation Begins Dream Chaser Main Hybrid Rocket Motor Testing


Sierra Nevada Corporation said:

Sparks, NV – June 6, 2013 – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces the successful start of the latest phase of hybrid rocket motor qualification testing for the Dream Chaser® flight vehicle.  SNC completed two tests this week at its rocket test facility in San Diego, Calif. A motor firing and ignition test was completed in preparation for upcoming motor tests under the current Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) award. SNC will conduct another series of hybrid motor firings to meet the next CCiCap contracted milestone beginning this summer.

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