Sierra Space is not only the creator of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocket engines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as well as systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of our Sierra Space team not only supports the U.S. government (including NASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations.


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More than 4,000 of our systems, subsystems and components have been part of 450+ successful space missions, reaching seven planets, Pluto and the sun.

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The Dream Chaser spaceplane will provide cargo services to the International Space Station starting in 2022 under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract.

What We Believe

We envision a future where humanity lives and works in space, on moons, and on distant planets. People are married, children are born, families are raised, businesses are built and new civilizations thrive.

Our vision isn’t restricted to the few, nor solely to governments, instead we see a future where all people can choose to live, work, explore, and vacation beyond our planet.

Who We Are

We are courageous pioneers, innovators and doers.

Our Values

Our Customers: We are insanely passionate about our customers – it shows in everything we do.

Our Mission: We are deeply committed to our mission. It drives how we think about the future and ensures we stay focused on achieving the necessary outcomes today.

Our Team: Our team members are brilliant, creative, courageous, collaborative, and passionate about our mission. We hire the very best people that share our passion and our values. We reward our team members for their performance. We provide them with the tools, training and mentorship to do their very best work and advance their careers. We genuinely care for one another and it shows in our actions and in our tone. 

Teamwork: We have unquestionable integrity. We work together to solve issues and challenges. We are candid and respectful, compassionate and constructive. We are always open, straightforward, and transparent. We actively seek expertise to help solve our challenges. We consistently work to earn each other’s trust. And, we have a lot of fun together. 

Courage: We challenge when we disagree, speak up loudly when something appears wrong, and commit when a path forward is determined. We ensure everyone feels safe to voice their opinions, and we actively listen to understand. 

Empowerment: We empower our team members and consistently hold each other accountable for results. We ensure every team member makes a meaningful contribution to the achievements of our mission. 

Excellence: We consistently deliver on our promises. Our customers can trust us. We are tenacious to drive down the costs of our products. We have a relentless demand for quality and safety, and insist on the highest standards from ourselves and everyone we work with.  

Oriented Toward Action: We are entrepreneurs, we take calculated risks, and we always execute with speed and discipline. We fundamentally reject non-value added bureaucracy. 

Innovation: We are fierce competitors. We will always seek the most ingenious ideas and ways of doing things regardless of the origin, in order to disrupt the market in technology, performance, cost, time to market, or process streamlining. 

Strategic: We take the long-term view and are bold both in our thinking and our actions. 

Join Us

Do you dream of helping create and build products and components that get launched into space, orbit the Earth or visit other planets? Are you interested in working with cutting-edge equipment and technologies on interesting and meaningful projects? At Sierra Space, you’ll find a supportive, respectful and upbeat culture where your opinions matter and your personal contributions have impact. And there are plenty of opportunities for mentorship, training and rapid advancement for those who are ready.

If you’re thinking about your own next frontier, we’d love to help you explore it.


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At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate and inspire.

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