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United Launch Alliance interns, Ball Aerospace mentors, and Colorado students participate in record-setting launch

Hands-on STEM program culminates in launch of world’s largest sport rocket.


Lockheed Martin gives $1 million to Metropolitan State University to grow expertise in advanced manufacturing technology

The grant & work will shape the workforce of the future in manufacturing innovative spacecraft.


NASA’s New Horizons mission honors memory of engineer Lisa Hardaway

NASA’s New Horizons mission team honored the life and contributions of aerospace engineer Lisa Hardaway on Thursday by dedicating the spectrometer she helped to develop – which brought the first color close-up images of Pluto to the world – in her memory.


MAVEN’s Top 10 discoveries about Mars at 1,000 days

NASA’s MAVEN mission to Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder hit a happy milestone on Saturday, June 17: 1,000 days of orbiting the Red Planet.


CU Regents approve new $82.5 million aerospace building at CU Boulder

The facility will have an indoor flight environment for testing unmanned aerial systems & roof design with sight lines to track satellites.


Ball Aerospace completes WFIRST study for NASA

Ball leverages deep heritage to help architect the next astrophysics flagship mission in follow-on to Hubble, Spitzer, and James Webb Space Telescopes.


NASA's newest astronaut recruits to conduct research off the earth, for the earth and deep space missions

After receiving a record-breaking number of applications to join an exciting future of space exploration, NASA has selected its largest astronaut class since 2000.


NREL research takes off for International Space Station

Experiments bear repeating, especially when they explode on their way to the International Space Station.


SpaceX rocket to launch CU-built biomedical research payloads to space station Thursday

A SpaceX rocket is slated to launch two University of Colorado Boulder-built payloads to the International Space Station (ISS) from Florida Thursday, including one to look at changes in cardiovascular stem cells in microgravity that may someday help combat heart disease on Earth.


Dream Chaser® spacecraft passes major milestone

Completes successful integration review for Space Station resupply mission.