Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president of SNC’s space systems division, says that the new series of flights will include several automated ones, followed by piloted trips.
SNC and their Dream Chaser is competing for NASA dollars in the space agency’s Commercial Crew Program. The aim of the program is to take astronauts to the International Space Station. Right now, the Russian Soyuz is the only vehicles taking astronauts in orbit.
SNC aims to launch Dream Chaser into space for the first time in November 2016.
We are looking forward to see the Dream Chaser fly again.