Dream Chaser prepared for testing 1

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser test vehicle, prepared for ground and free-flight tests, which are scheduled throughout 2013.    Have a look at the video…

This time-lapse video shows Sierra Nevada Corporation’s team attaching the wings and tail of the company’s Dream Chaser flight vehicle May 18.

The work completed at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center will demonstrate the winged vehicle’s ability to safely land an astronaut crew on a runway.

SNC is one of only three companies working with NASA to develop space transportation systems capable of flying astronauts to and from low-Earth orbit and the International Space Station later this decade.

Dream Chaser prepared for testing 2

via universetoday