March 21, 2016
A new study by NASA and several partners found that in California’s Sierra Nevada, atmospheric river storms are two-and-a-half times more likely than other types of winter storms to result in destructive “rain-on-snow” events, where rain falls on existing snowpack, causing it to melt.
October 15, 2014
SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 14, 2014—Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is pleased to announce SNC's Space Systems based in Louisville, Colorado, has been competitively selected to develop and build a next-generation science and technology demonstration satellite. Known as STPSat-5, the satellite is for the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Space Test Program (STP). The satellite will carry a total of four scientific payloads