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Longmont-based Roccor finalizes agreement with Air Force Research Laboratory for upcoming commercial procurement

Roccor, a disruptive aerospace supplier providing low-cost, high performance deployable structure and thermal management systems technology for government and commercial space customers, today announced the company finalized an agreement with Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL) to license patents of High Strain Component (HSC) technology.


Dream Big Eads event to inspire rural Colorado youth into STEM careers

Colorado’s top technology companies and universities participate in one-day learning event.


Lockheed Martin debuts system to protect space assets

A growing number of satellite system owners and operators need new capabilities to protect their assets and missions in space. To address this need, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) introduces iSpace – intelligent Space - which provide defense, civil, commercial, and international customers with sensor data processing, space domain awareness, command and control, and battle management capabilities for the space domain.


Lockheed Martin to sustain the "Engine of the Air Operations Center"

Under a contract worth approximately $38 million, Lockheed Martin will support the Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) that coordinates virtually everything flown by the military, from fighters to helicopters to cruise missiles.


Colorado builds more than spacecraft: State's innovative partnerships develop aerospace talent and industry capabilities

Collaboration between industry, education, and workforce is a driver of growth & investment.


EchoStar XXIII satellite successfully positioned in orbital slot

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) reported today that it has begun in-orbit testing of its new EchoStar XXIII satellite following successful placement into its geosynchronous orbital slot at 45° West longitude.


United Launch Alliance completes crew Emergency Egress System

The EES was developed in support of Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule and is a means of rapid egress for astronauts in case of an anomaly.


Aerospace symposium to be held in Longmont April 19

The Longmont Aerospace Symposium, scheduled for April 19, will feature the role businesses in Longmont play in the aerospace industry and specifically in getting to Mars.


New MAVEN findings reveal how Mars lost its atmosphere to space

Solar wind and radiation are responsible for stripping the Martian atmosphere, transforming Mars from a planet that could have supported life billions of years ago into a frigid desert world.


NASA announces upcoming International Space Station crew assignments

Five NASA astronauts have been assigned to upcoming spaceflights. Joe Acaba, Ricky Arnold, Nick Hague, Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Shannon Walker all have begun training for missions launching later this year and throughout 2018.