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Catalyst Campus to launch a national, residential technology accelerator in Colorado Springs

Catalyst Accelerator seeks innovative commercial technologies for the inaugural cohort to provide improved global weather data and products to support the warfighter.


U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use (MCEU) ground system upgrade contract

MCEU will accelerate deployment of modernized GPS signals to warfighters.


CU Boulder study shows bacteria shapeshift in space, upping their resilience

Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic in the near-weightlessness of the International Space Station (ISS) responded with some clever shapeshifting that likely helped them survive, findings with implications for both astronauts and people on Earth.


EchoStar III satellite recovered and retired

EchoStar and Lockheed Martin teams safely relocate satellite to graveyard orbit.


Ball Aerospace delivers the JPSS-1 weather satellite to launch site

NOAA's next generation weather satellite prepares for launch.


The Voyager spacecraft: Forty years in space, surreal solar system discoveries

In 1977, two NASA space probes destined to forever upend our view of the solar system launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.


Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser® spacecraft has successful captive carry test

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser engineering test article passed a successful Captive Carry test at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center on Wednesday as part of the Phase Two flight test efforts to advance Dream Chaser progress toward orbital flight.


Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration

Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder today announced a follow-on Master Research Agreement (MRA), signed during a morning ceremony on the CU Boulder campus.


NASA's next Mars mission to investigate interior of red planet

Preparation of NASA's next spacecraft to Mars, InSight, has ramped up this summer, on course for launch next May from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California -- the first interplanetary launch in history from America's West Coast.