Wind tunnel testing phase for commercial space shuttles complete

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Two of the companies competing in NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program have been busy in the wind tunnel. The overly secretive Blue Origin broke its silence this week with pictures of its unique capsule design and Sierra Nevada Corporation also released news of its Dream Chaser, completing scale model wind tunnel testing in Texas.

Blue Origin, the space company started by founder Jeff Bezos, is easily the quietest of the CCDev participants to provide astronaut transportation to the International Space Station and other low-earth-orbit missions.

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