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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.


Sierra Nevada Corporation awarded by NASA for work on advanced plant habitat

Sierra Nevada Corporation was recognized by NASA with two awards for its exceptional work on the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) plant growth system, which is currently bringing more fresh food and advanced plant physiology research to space on the International Space Station (ISS).


Ball Aerospace awarded consecutive top performing supplier recognition by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

For the second consecutive year, Ball Aerospace was recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics as a Top Performing Supplier.