Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Sierra Space and US Defense to Develop Revolutionary System for Point-to-Point Delivery

Sierra Space, a commercial space company at the forefront of the future design and construction of space transportation and infrastructure for the commercialization of low Earth orbit (LEO), has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States Department of Command. ) is signed. Defense Transport (USTRANSCOM).

Both organizations will work together Develop solutions using Sierra Space’s Dream Chaser space planes, The Shooting Star payload module and in-orbit infrastructure provide unparalleled capabilities for accurate, cost-effective and timely global delivery of Defense personnel and logistics.

Both parties will work together Explore space transportation as a new method of global point-to-point ground delivery of materials and personnel, As an alternative to and complement to traditional means of air, land and surface transportation for the Department of Defense’s global supply chains. In addition, the agreement plans to identify Sierra Space’s current capabilities and maturity of space transportation methods, as well as the observed and anticipated risks, benefits and the need for additional research and development as a result.

“Today’s Agreement With United States Transportation Command Gives Sierra Space” Unique opportunity to provide end-to-end hypersonic solutions to our government customerssaid Tom Wise, CEO of Sierra Space. “Through Dream Chaser, the world’s first commercial space aircraft, the Shooting Star Payload Module, and other projects, we are focused on providing the Department of Defense with unique ultra-high-speed, heavy-payload solutions for logistics and logistics needs. of movement workers. We plan to leverage these technologies to reach anywhere in the world in three hours.”

The immediate pace of a competitive and changing environment and sophisticated and immediate cyber threats are increasingly complicating the traditional distance-driven challenges of timely global logistics delivery. With this environment in mind, Sierra Space and USTRANSCOM agreement emerging industry for force launch for immediate employment and agile transportation options to present and sustain combat forces in complex and competitive environments, in addition to non-combat activities. capabilities will be developed. such as humanitarian relief operations and medical missions.

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