Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser

**Program: **NASA Commercial Crew Development (CCDev)** Company: **Sierra Nevada Corporation** Project:** Dream Chaser shuttle **Award:** $20 million

**Third Quarter Progress** **Report** _(July 1-Sept. 30, 2010)_

The Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program continued to make excellent progress per plan during the 3rd quarter of 2010. The CCDev team conducted several internal reviews in July to ensure a proper technical plan and schedule was in place to conduct the Propulsion Module Test Firings in September. Several technical meetings were held in the month including a Reaction Control System Technical Interchange Meeting, mid-term reviews for GNC/Avionics, and a Primary Structure Design and Test Plan review. Additional management staff was added as well as experienced engineers in support of the Structures and Systems Engineering Integrated Product Teams.

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