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Commercial Space Shuttle Replacements Complete Wind Tunnel Testing

Two of the companies competing in NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program have been busy in the wind tunnel. The overly secretive Blue Origin broke its silence this week with pictures of its unique capsule design and Sierra Nevada Corporation also released news of its Dream Chaser, completing scale model wind tunnel testing in Texas. [...]
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NASA Boosts Funding For Commercial Space Shuttle Replacements

Vehicles / Cars : Wired: Autopia (2 years ago)

NASA announced this morning more than $1 billion for the next round of funding to develop new manned spacecraft under its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) program. Three American companies have agreements with the agen... Read Post

Wind Tunnel Testing Boeing’s New Space Capsule

Vehicles / Cars : Wired: Autopia (3 years ago)

The race to replace the space shuttle continues as Boeing is wrapping up wind tunnel testing on its crew transportation vehicle. The aerospace giant is building the CST-100, a capsule that will be launched atop an Atlas V rocket wit... Read Post

CHANGE: Commercial Space Shuttle Replacements Complete Wind Tunnel Testing. “Two of the companies …

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (2 years ago)

CHANGE: Commercial Space Shuttle Replacements Complete Wind Tunnel Testing. “Two of the companies competing in NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program have been busy in the wind tunnel. The overly secretive Blue Origin br... Read Post


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