Sierra Nevada has subcontracted Lockheed Martin to help build its Dream Chaser spacecraft.


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Sierra Nevada has subcontracted Lockheed Martin to help build its Dream Chaser spacecraft.

The article is about the beginnings of construction at the Michoud Assembly facility in Louisiana, but to me the significant fact revealed by this article is that Jim Crocker of Lockheed Martin is involved in the effort. Crocker was one of the key engineers who came up with the solutions that helped return focus to the Hubble Space Telescope back in 1993. He is one of the country’s best aerospace engineers, and his participation here is excellent news.

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  • Kelly Starks

    SNC is new to building space crfatr – but they have made sure the subcontractors teams all have the big names in the field in them.

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