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Friday, July 23, 2021 Blog

Sierra Space Installing the ‘universal bridge’ to the International Space Station

We’re on our way to fully installing the Passive Common Berthing Mechanism (PCBM) on our Shooting Star™ service module. Shooting Star is an attachment to the Dream Chaser® spaceplane and can carry an additional 10,000 pounds of pressurized and unpressurized cargo to the International Space Station during our missions for NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS-2).
Monday, July 19, 2021 Press Release

Sierra Space Secures Senior Aerospace Exec Tom Vice as CEO

Sierra Space, the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), has named senior aerospace executive Tom Vice as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Blog

Cotton Grown in Space with NASA/Sierra Space Plant Growth Technology

Astronauts on the International Space Station have the opportunity to enjoy a little greenery using Veggie, which is a piece of technology we developed for NASA. Veggie enabled NASA astronauts to eat fully grown-in-space produce for the first time in 2015. The first crop was lettuce. Since then, astronauts have been able to grow produce like Chinese cabbage, mizuna mustard and pak choi.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Blog

Cotton Grown in Space with NASA/Sierra Space Plant Growth Technology

Astronauts on the International Space Station have the opportunity to enjoy a little greenery using Veggie, which is a piece of technology we developed for NASA. Veggie enabled NASA astronauts to eat fully grown-in-space produce for the first time in 2015. The first crop was lettuce. Since then, astronauts have been able to grow produce like Chinese cabbage, mizuna mustard and pak choi.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Blog

Employee Spotlight: Sierra Space IT Professional, Emile N.

When he pictured his future, Emile N. always saw himself working in the medical field. Today, the IT professional is grateful Sierra Space hired him on as an intern before making him a full-time employee last year. Going from intern to full-time employee isn’t always the easiest transition, but Emile credits his mentor and a supportive team to setting him up for success.