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Colorado Air and Space Port granted site operator license from Federal Aviation Administration

The spaceport will also provide a boost to the state's economy by keeping the nearly 200,000 jobs.


CASIS and Teledyne Brown Engineering announce remote sensing challenge (1)

Funding opportunity will provide researchers the ability to utilize the Multi-User System for Earth Sensing platform, leveraging the extreme environment of space.


Sierra Nevada Corporation provides hardware for mission to the sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft begins record-breaking journey.


United Launch Alliance successfully launches NASA’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 on Aug. 12 at 3:31 a.m. EDT. NASA selected ULA’s Delta IV Heavy for its unique ability to deliver the necessary energy to begin the Parker Solar Probe’s journey to the sun.


Sierra Nevada Corporation completes key step for NASA’s NextSTEP-2 long-duration space travel study

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) completed a NASA study for the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE), which is the first module planned to be launched for NASA’s Gateway in lunar orbit.


Ball Aerospace completes preliminary design review of NASA's IXPE mission

A preliminary design review of NASA's Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) space-based astrophysics observatory was completed in late June at Ball Aerospace's Boulder, Colo. facility led by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, with support from Ball Aerospace, the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and other industry partners.


Aerospace leader Sirangelo to join CU Boulder Engineering as entrepreneur-in-residence

Mark Sirangelo, who just concluded his career as the head of aerospace giant Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Space Systems, is joining the University of Colorado Boulder as an entrepreneur-in-residence beginning this month.


Ball Aerospace to provide airborne methane monitor to Denver-based company Carina RST

Ball Aerospace today announced that it will provide airborne methane monitor sensors and data analytics tools, such as data visualization and processing capabilities, to Denver-based Carina RST, Inc. as part of an exclusive agreement.


ULA and Ball Aerospace interns, K-12 students participate in 10th anniversary of the student rocket launch

More than 30 student-built payloads launched onboard an intern-built sport rocket.


Giant satellite fuel tank sets new record for 3-D printed space parts

Tank delivery time slashed from two years to three months, continues Lockheed Martin sprint to cut satellite cost and schedule by 50 percent.