The Dream Chaser spacecraft made a "beautiful flight and landing" during a second glide test on Saturday, according to its producer, Sierra Nevada Corporation.
The spacecraft is still in its prototype phase so any data gathered from the test will help influence the final design of Dream Chaser.
NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center said in November 11 statement that the glide flight "verified and validated the performance of the Dream Chaser in the critical final approach and landing phase of flight". Right now, two companies - SpaceX and Orbital ATK - hold contracts with NASA to periodically resupply the station through 2018.
Wisconsin Still on Track to Harvest Record Soybean Acreage USDA surprised many with the crop production forecast out this month estimating a two percent increase from last month for corn . But an estimated 2.14 million acres will be run through the combines in 2017-breaking the previous record set a year ago .
The glide flight, while a milestone in the company's commercial crew agreement, will support Sierra Nevada Corporation's efforts to develop a cargo version of the vehicle. The company promised to release more test flight details, images and video on Monday (Nov. 13). Sierra Nevada filed a protest, but the government's General Accounting Office upheld the decision.
Of course, Dream Chaser is not the only mini-shuttle aiming for the stars. Unlike other spacecraft - the capsules that look like the vehicles that flew in the Apollo-era - the Dream Chaser has wings and wheels that allow it to land on a runway. But past year, NASA awarded a second round of contracts, in order to cover cargo shipments to the ISS from 2019 through 2024. A first flight of the Dream Chaser Cargo System is scheduled for 2020, with a minimum of six flights through 2024 under the contract.
He says most people don't realize that Google builds individual user profiles of those who use the company's services. His office is investigating to determine if Google has violated the state's main consumer protection law.
Not long after winning the opening stage, Larson wound up in the garage, retired from the race because of an engine issue. This is the fourth straight race he did not complete, two due to engine failure and two to wrecks, dating back to Kansas.
But while most Republicans stressed that the allegations needed to be proven before Moore should step down, Sen. Marion County GOP Chair David Hall also didn't seem to think the allegations against Moore were relevant.
Via Facebook, Ellen DeGeneres's wife shared a unusual and disturbing encounter she had with the martial artist. The then ran from the office and called her agent, who apparently seemed aware of what might happen.
Both of the rear wings are attached to the car's chassis - something Chevrolet claims will increase strength and stability. Powered by an LT5 supercharged V8, the ZR1 will produce a staggering 755 horsepower and 715 lb. -ft. of torque.
The two worlds will only be visible for a short time before sunrise and won't climb more than about 7 degrees above the horizon. Observers will have to have an uninterrupted view to the south-east as the planets will be very low in the sky .
The estimated revenue loss from the reduced items in high tax bracket is expected to be Rs 20000 crore annually, Modi said. Tax rate on 8 items has decreased from 12 to 5 per cent".
Italy Misses World Cup as Sweden Wins Playoff
Gian Piero Ventura will surely need to make some modifications to his lineup after such a poor performance in Stockholm. Neither team was particularly impressive in the first leg of this matchup but Italy had a very disappointing display.
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The deal is opposed by an array of rivals and consumer groups anxious that it would give the combined company too much power. AT&T may choose to force the DOJ's hand by moving to close the deal, which could trigger a court fight.
JC Penney Lowered Its Goals, Then Beat Them
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Millennium Falcon spotted in a field in Surrey
With the help of Google Earth images, eagle-eyed sleuths have found where the Millenium Falcon is parked . It may be covered by shipping containers and tarp, but that's definitely the fastest ship in the galaxy.
Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Notre Dame aides on Broyles list
These two games also feature two Heisman Trophy contenders in Adams for Notre Dame and quarterback Baker Mayfield for Oklahoma. No. 12 Michigan State at No. 13 Ohio State; No. 20 Iowa at No. 8 Wisconsin; and No. 2 Alabama at No. 16 Mississippi State .
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The federation also adopted several recommendations by Deborah Daniels, a former federal prosecutor who oversaw the review. Raisman said she spoke to FBI investigators after serving as national team captain at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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Ray III briefly represented the mother and testified that he did demand $25 million from Maraj after he was arrested. Maraj , 38, was on trial for raping an 11-year-old girl on multiple occasions at his Long Island home.