Sierra Space

Successful failure: Sierra Space’s inflatable habitat blows up as planned

Sierra Space has completed a key test of its inflatable space habitat, as the company progresses toward launching and operating a private space station with Blue Origin before the end of the decade. T

Sierra Space joins defense primes in landing massive military satellite contract

Sierra Space is joining Rocket Lab as a current or formerly VC-backed space company to land a major satellite deal with the military.

Sierra Space raises $290M at a $5.3B valuation

Sierra Space has raised $290 million in a Series B round to scale its Dream Chaser spaceplane and commercial space station projects, bringing its valuation to $5.3 billion. The company has now raised

Blue Origin’s private space station is starring in a new movie — but it’s firmly grounded for now

Orbital Reef, the in-progress private space station headed by Blue Origin and Sierra Space, is coming to the big screen. The companies announced today that the space station will be featured in a fort

Rocket Lab, Sierra Space sign agreements under US military’s rocket cargo project

Rocket Lab and Sierra Space have signed separate agreements with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to explore how their respective flight systems — Rocket Lab’s Electron and Neutron roc

Max Q: Scrubbed

Hello and welcome back to Max Q. I’m writing to you from Florida, where NASA scrubbed Monday’s launch attempt of the Artemis I mission. In this issue: NASA’s Artemis I launch is scru

Max Q: All eyes on Astra

Hi folks, welcome back to Max Q. This week we have news on rockets both small (Astra’s Rocket 3.3) and very, very large (NASA’s Space Launch System). Plus further fallout from Russia&#8217

Max Q: Sierra Space, Blue Origin, Boeing and others stake out space real estate

It feels odd to be living in a time when companies are announcing their plans to develop commercial space stations and yet, here we are!

Blue Origin, Boeing and others join Sierra Space to build commercial space station

The orbital real estate rush is just getting started as Sierra Space released more details on its plans to launch a private space station, with news that Blue Origin and Boeing would be joining the te