Sierra Space to start astronaut program
Sierra Space is creating an astronaut training program led by a company executive and former
The company announced June 14 it was opening a commercial human spaceflight training
Space Center. Janet Kavandi, a former NASA astronaut and president of Sierra Space, will lead the center.
The commercialization of space, starting with low Earth orbit, will require an innovative new approach
the selection, training and preparation of the large numbers of women and men that we will need
Tom Vice, chief executive of Sierra Space, said in a statement. “Janet has an unequaled level of expertise
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