Sierra Space is a new independent commercial space company, created from the space capabilities of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC).
Sierra aims to build the future of space transportation, commercial space destinations and infrastructure, and enabling technologies that will help to build a vibrant, growing commercial space economy.
Sierra Space was established in 2021 by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC). The company is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.
Sierra is rapidly advancing toward the launch of the world’s only winged commercial spaceplane, the Dream Chaser. As the next generation of space transportation, the Dream Chaser will perform cargo supply and return missions for NASA, set to begin in late 2022.
Sierra's turnkey, space-as-a-service solutions are modular, scalable and reusable, opening space to new participants globally. It is the developer of the Large Integrated Flexible Environment (LIFETM) Habitat, a modular, three-story commercial habitation and science platform.
Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars.
Sierra Space is backed by General Atlantic, Coatue, Moore Strategic Ventures, BlackRock Private Equity Partners, AE Industrial Partners, and others. The company raised $30.56M in a new round on in Apr 2023. This brings Sierra Space's total funding to $1.43B to date. Sierra Space was valued at a $4.5B after its $1.4B Series A in Nov 2021.