Business Area: Space Systems (SS)

The Space Systems (SS) Business Area of Sierra Nevada Corporation develops high performance, innovative components and systems that are changing how we reach, explore, and utilize space.

Our capabilities range from spacecraft actuators that power the Mars rovers, to hybrid rocket technologies that powered the first commercial astronaut to space, and from microsatellites controlled by the Internet to Dream Chaser®, a winged and piloted orbital commercial spacecraft.

SNC's Space Systems products innovate, enable and perform.

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Spacecraft Systems, Sierra Nevada Corporation, SNCSpacecraft Systems

The Spacecraft Systems capability provides small satellites to meet commercial, civil, and military mission requirements using common bus structures and components that are rapidly customized as needed for different mission applications.

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Propulsion Systems, Sierra Nevada Corporation, SNCPropulsion Systems

The Propulsion Systems capability offers safe, green, reliable and low-cost propulsion solutions for space vehicles, satellites and small to medium launch vehicle propulsion systems.

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Space Exploration Systems, Sierra Nevada Corporation, SNCSpace Exploration Systems

The Space Exploration Systems capability is leading an effort to create a low-cost, safe commercial crew transportation service to and from low Earth orbit, including the International Space Station (ISS).

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Space Exploration Systems, Sierra Nevada Corporation, SNCSpace Technologies

The Space Technologies capability supplies critical components to such important national security programs as Advanced EHF, Mobile User Objective System, Space-Based InfraRed System, and commercial imagery systems (GeoEye, Ikonos, Worldview).

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May 7, 2014: Bloomberg News: A Space Company You Haven't Heard of Worth Billions (right)

May 4, 2014: Bloomberg News: The Battle to Build the Next Shuttle

July 21, 2011: Louisville company chasing dream of space

July 18, 2011: CBS News: Private firms race to make return to space



For more information about SNC Space Systems products & capabilities please contact:

Space Systems (SS)
1722 Boxelder Street, Suite 102
Louisville, CO 80027
Office: (303) 530-1925
Toll Free: (888) 530-1926
Fax: (303) 530-2401 
Email: Space Systems