Orbital Space Mission

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is partnering with the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to offer United Nations Member States the opportunity to participate in an orbital space mission utilizing SNC's Dream Chaser® space vehicle. The mission will be open to all Member States of the United Nations, and developing countries are particularly encouraged to participate. The mission will carry experiments, payloads, or satellites provided by institutions in the participating countries.

UNOOSA Call for Interest

Applications from: 25 September - 15 November 2017

Important Links:
Call for Interest and Response Form

The purpose of this Call for Interest (CFI) is to provide a summary of the proposed mission and to solicit information from Member States interested in providing experiments, payloads, or satellites that could be flown on this mission. The CFI also has the objective of gathering information on the interested countries so that UNOOSA may better understand the demand for this type of mission.

This mission will be the first space mission devoted to addressing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Press release

Dream Chaser Cargo System

Technical briefing

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

10:00 am | Europe Time (Rome, GMT+01:00) | 6 hrs 30 mins

A briefing on the technical capabilities of the Dream Chaser will be held on 10 January 2018 at the United Nations Office in Vienna. This technical briefing will also be broadcast via internet to enable remote viewing.

To join the meeting, please register and follow the instructions of the registration page:


After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the meeting.

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