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Secretary Ray LaHood announces $417.3M in grants

Funds to create jobs by expanding highway repairs and roadway safety


AdamWorks announces major facility expansion

AdamWorks, LLC, a global provider of advanced engineering and manufacturing solutions, announced that it recently expanded its manufacturing facilities with the lease of an additional 18,455 square feet adjacent to its current Centennial facilities. This increases AdamWorks' total manufacturing and engineering footprint to over 30,000 square feet.


CU Boulder engineers help fuel economy with 10 startups

Chemical and biological engineering students and faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder have launched several innovative technologies that are fueling Colorado's economy by creating jobs and drawing significant funding to the state, including a $155 million investment in Sundrop Fuels in July.


CU faculty lead $7M military vehicle safety initiative

University of Colorado Boulder engineering faculty are leading a $7.2 million multidisciplinary research initiative on soil blast modeling and simulation for the U.S. Department of Defense.


DIA offers new online air traffic tracker

Denver International Airport (DEN) now offers an enhanced, comprehensive online system for tracking the movement of flights and air traffic patterns within the greater Denver region. WebTrak Flight Tracking and Noise Information System allows the public to research data about flights to and from DEN, Centennial Airport, Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, Front Range Airport and Buckley Air Force Base, as well as any air traffic that transitions through the region, at The system also simplifies the process of filing a noise complaint, offering a web channel for residents who wish to register concerns regarding noise levels. DEN joins the ranks of airports like Los Angeles International, Seattle-Tacoma and London's Heathrow in offering WebTrak as a tool to its surrounding community.


Ball Aerospace ships instrument for Landsat mission

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has successfully completed pre-ship review for the Operational Land Imager (OLI) to fly aboard the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). The imaging instrument is currently being prepared for shipment to Orbital Sciences Corporation, Gilbert, Ariz., where satellite integration will occur prior to a scheduled launch in December 2012.


Hickenlooper named to National Governors Association committees

Gov. John Hickenlooper was recently named to the nine-member National Governors Association Executive Committee. He will join governors from Nebraska, Delaware, New Jersey, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Washington in setting NGA's priorities and determining its activities.


ULA launches Juno mission to Jupiter

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Juno spacecraft for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 in Cape Canaveral, Fla., at 12:25 p.m. EDT, Aug. 5, 2011.


Magellan adds DigitalGlobe GPS handheld devices

Magellan GPS introduced a new series of worldwide satellite and aerial imagery-enhanced maps for its Magellan eXplorist and Magellan Triton handheld GPS units.


ULA selected to launch Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced Aug. 4, 2011, that The Boeing Company has selected ULA's Atlas V rocket to launch its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft.