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In a press conference today, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced an expanded collaboration to advance the planning and development of potential science research during future Dream Chaser spacecraft missions.


Early in his opening statement during the NASA teleconference on NASA's FY 2015 budget request, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden made it clear that reliance on the Russians for access to the International Space Station is choice Congress must choose to end.


Former astronaut Chris Ferguson of The Boeing Company demonstrated that the CST-100 spacecraft simulator and software allows a human pilot to take over control of the spacecraft from the computer during various phases of a mission following separation from the launch vehicle.