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Gallery: Meet Dream Chaser, a Private Space Plane

Dream Chaser at Dryden Flight Research Center

NASA

Dream Chaser, a commercial space plane built by Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Space Systems, is seen at NASA's Dryden Flight research Center located inside Edwards Air Force Base in California.

SNC's Dream Chaser During ALT Flight

Sierra Nevada Corporation

SNC's Dream Chaser during ALT flight, Nov. 7, 2013.

Dream Chaser Completes 60 mph Tow Test at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Dream Chaser completes 60 mph tow test at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Oct. 4, 2013.

SNC's Dream Chaser with Space Shuttle Atlantis Rendering

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Artist's rendering of SNC's Dream Chaser with Space Shuttle Atlantis. Image released May 17, 2013.

Dream Chaser Wind Tunnel Testing

Sierra Nevada Corporation

SNC's Mark Sirangelo and NASA LaRC's Lesa Roe with the Dream Chaser Atlas V Scaled Launch Stack undergoing wind tunnel testing at LaRC. Image released May 16, 2013.

Scaled Dream Chaser Model Undergoing Wind Tunnel Testing at Texas A&M University

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Scaled Dream Chaser Model undergoing wind tunnel testing at Texas A&M University. Image released May 16,2013.

Dream Chaser 2012 Captive Carry Flight Test

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Dream Chaser 2012 captive carry flight test. Image released May 16, 2013.

Dream Chaser Departs Colorado for California

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Dream Chaser departs Colorado for California. Image released May 13, 2013.

Dream Chaser Profile Photo

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Dream Chaser profile photo. Image released May 13, 2013.

Rendering of Dream Chaser in Orbit

Sierra Nevada Corporation

Artist's rendering of the private Dream Chaser space plane built by Sierra Nevada Corp. in orbit.

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