Sealed up, ready to go: U.S. Air Force’s SBIRS GEO Flight-4 missile warning satellite encapsulated for launch
Current SBIRS’ constellation continues to deliver outstanding infrared surveillance performance.
A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then “burping” – not once, but twice.
United Launch Alliance introduces payload competition for 10th anniversary of the Student Rocket Launch
K-12 payload teams can compete for nearly $10,000 in prizes.
Ready for the next 60 Years: Ball Aerospace continues to invest in people, infrastructure, technologies
Since its founding in Boulder, Colorado, in 1956, Ball Aerospace has significantly increased its high-tech workforce, embarked on several infrastructure expansion projects and pioneered new technologies to meet the demands of customers today.
United Launch Alliance completes key milestone for launch of Boeing’s Starliner and return of U.S.-based human spaceflight
United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully completed an Atlas V Launch Segment Design Certification Review (DCR) recently in preparation for the launch of astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil in The Boeing Company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. ULA’s Atlas V DCR supported the Boeing International Space Station (ISS) DCR that was held with NASA at Kennedy Space Center in early December.
Located at the Front Range Airport near Watkins, Colorado, the test facility will be capable of exposing the precooler test article (HTX) to high-temperature airflow conditions in excess of 1800°F (1000°C) that are expected during high-speed flights up to Mach 5.
Sierra Nevada Corporation’s new solar array technology provides 25 percent more power in first flight
Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) new Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solar array is operational and already providing 25 percent more power to its host spacecraft than a conventional solar array designed for the same application.
U.S. Air Force’s first GPS III satellite receives commands from Next-Generation OCX ground control segment
GPS III and OCX successfully complete factory mission readiness test.
A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth’s radiation belts is now solved using data from a shoebox-sized satellite built and operated by University of Colorado Boulder students.
Orion, the first spacecraft to carry humans beyond earth orbit, all starts with companies in Colorado. Lockheed Martin-built, with components from EnerSys, represents a few of 250 Colorado business...