United Launch Alliance successfully launches Delta II Rocket carrying JPSS-1 satellite for NASA and NOAA
Five CubeSats launched for research and education.
Test signals program moving towards orbital flight operations.
University of Colorado Boulder Professor Nick Schneider has been awarded NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for his contributions to the success of NASA’s orbiting MAVEN mission now at Mars.
NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) is encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of a United Launch Alliance Delta II launch vehicle ready for lift off from Space Launch Complex-2W at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on November 14, 2017 at 1:47 a.m., PST. JPSS-1 is a collaborative effort between NOAA and NASA.
Harris Corporation completes development of fully digital navigation payload for future GPS III satellites
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has completed development of the company’s fully digital Mission Data Unit (MDU), which is at the heart of its navigation payload for Lockheed Martin’s GPS III satellites 11 and beyond.
United States missile defense strengthened to 44 interceptors.
Program ready for Joint Polar Satellite System-1 launch.
A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has been selected to build a tiny orbiting satellite to study the evaporating atmospheres of gigantic “hot Jupiters” – distant gaseous planets orbiting scorchingly close to their parent stars.
Colorado has become a hub for advanced manufacturing. Nearly 6,000 companies are making products for a variety of businesses, including electronics, aerospace, and biomedical.
Ball Aerospace has been awarded an Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for their work on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope cryogenic electronics system.