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United Launch Alliance successfully launches NROL-42 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

This is ULA’s sixth launch in 2017 and the 121st successful launch since the company was formed.


Ball Aerospace completes spectrometer testing and verification on NASA's TEMPO program

The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument, designed and built by Ball Aerospace for NASA, has completed spectrometer testing and verification.


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.