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News Archive / Tagged: STPSat-5

  • Critical Design Review of STPSat-5 satellite completed

    Jason RhianDecember 10th, 2015

    Sierra Nevada Corporation has completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the aerospace firm's STPSat-5 satellite. The spacecraft, produced for the U.S. Department of Defense's Space Test Program, is now viewed as ready to meet mission requirements and move on to fabrication.

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation wins contract to develop U.S. DoD satellite

    Jason RhianOctober 17th, 2014

    Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been selected to develop and build a satellite which will carry four scientific payloads to low-Earth-orbit, allowing the Department of Defense (DoD ) to better understand the space environment and support national security space systems developed in the future.