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Dream Chaser® Spacecraft Primary Structure Arrives in Colorado

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Chairwoman and President Eren Ozmen and CEO Fatih Ozmen, announces the arrival of the primary vehicle structure to the company’s Colorado production facility, kicking off full assembly of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft ahead of its first mission for NASA in 2021.


NASA Administrator explores future of aerospace engineering at new CU Boulder building

Today, the latest addition to the University of Colorado Boulder’s legacy of space exploration received a prestigious launch countdown.


Ball Corporation contributes more than $1 million to CU Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder Thursday announced two major gifts from Ball Corporation and its foundation, including a $1 million gift from Ball to support the university’s new Aerospace Engineering Sciences building opening this fall.


United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GPS III Satellite for U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the second Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite, designated Magellan, for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 on August 22 at 9:06 a.m. EDT. This mission marked the 29th and final flight of the Delta IV Medium rocket and the 73rd GPS launch by a ULA or heritage vehicle.


NOAA Selects SpaceNav for Advanced Space Situational Awareness Services

SpaceNav, a Colorado-based engineering and applied mathematics company has been awarded a new contract by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deliver subject matter expertise for Space Situational Awareness (SSA) operations.


SNC Selects ULA for Dream Chaser® Spacecraft Launches

NASA Missions to Begin in 2021


Students to send hundreds of leaf-sized spacecraft to the moon

A new project, inspired by the Apollo moon landings, will send 500 spacecraft small enough to fit in the palm of your hand to the moon by 2023. These tiny spacecraft, dubbed "LunaSats," will be designed and built by students in Colorado and across the world.


Special Aerospace Services Unveils Restored Apollo Test Capsule in Colorado

Special Aerospace Services LLC (SAS) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with the unveiling of a restored Apollo 16 test capsule.


Satellite mission selected to explore binary asteroid

A team led by CU Boulder landed a coveted finalist spot in a new NASA program that will launch small satellites into space to explore the origins and evolution of the solar system.


Lockheed Martin Delivers GPS III Contingency Operations (COps) Ground System Upgrade to Control More Powerful GPS Satellites

The next step in modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation with new technology and capabilities is happening from the ground up!