CRS2 DC-1 (SNC Dream Chaser)

CRS2 DC-1 (SNC Dream Chaser)

Vulcan TBD - 2024
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan rocket will launch the CRS2 DC-1 (SNC Dream Chaser) mission. The launch date is currently targeted for 2024 (UTC).
Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameCRS2 DC-1 (SNC Dream Chaser)
Launch SiteSLC-41, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, United States
Launch VehicleVulcan
AgencyUnited Launch Alliance
Launch DateTBD - 2024

Dream Chaser is an American reusable lifting-body spaceplane being developed by Sierra Space. Originally intended as a crewed vehicle, the Dream Chaser Space System is set to be produced after the Dream Chaser Cargo System cargo variant is operational. The crewed variant is planned to carry up to seven people and cargo to and from low Earth orbit. 

Launch Vehicle - Vulcan

Mass546700 Kg (1205300 lb)
Height61.6 m (202 ft)
Diameter5.4 m (18 ft)
Stages2
Boosters0, 2, 4, or 6
Payload To GEO35786 Km circular at 0 Degree
Payload To GTO35786 Km x 185 Km at 27.0 Degree
Payload To LEO200 Km circular at 28.7 Degree
Payload To MEO20368 Km circular at 55 Degree
Payload To TLIC3: -2 km2/sec2
Fuel OxidizerLiquefied Natural Gas (LNG)/Liquid Oxygen (LO2)
Payload Fairing15.5-m (51-ft)