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CBS4: Education & Business Come Together 4 Colorado To Bridge The Skills Gap

Colorado has become a hub for advanced manufacturing. Nearly 6,000 companies are making products for a variety of businesses, including electronics, aerospace, and biomedical.


Ball Aerospace wins Aviation Week Program Excellence Award

Ball Aerospace has been awarded an Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for their work on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope cryogenic electronics system.


Ball-built, Next-Gen Weather Satellite JPSS-1 readies for launch

Ball Aerospace and the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) team is currently preparing NOAA's next-generation polar orbiting weather satellite for launch at 1:47 a.m., PST on Nov. 10, 2017.


CU Boulder breaks ground on new $82.5 million aerospace engineering building

The University of Colorado Boulder broke ground today on a new $82.5 million aerospace engineering building complete with an indoor flight environment for unmanned aircraft that will ensure the nationally ranked program continues to drive innovation into the future.


NASA selects United Launch Alliance reliable Atlas V Rocket to launch Landsat 9 mission

NASA’s Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch the Landsat 9 mission, the ninth in the satellite program providing the longest continuous global record of Earth’s surface


Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser® spacecraft wins Popular Science Best of What’s New 2017 award

Popular Science magazine has selected Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft for the 2017 “Best of What’s New” award. This recognition from the world’s largest science and technology magazine celebrates technologies that will “change our world.”


Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance announce agreement to place a B330 habitat in low lunar orbit

Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance (ULA) are working together to launch a B330 expandable module on ULA's Vulcan launch vehicle.


United Launch Alliance successfully launches NROL-52 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on Oct. 15 at 3:28 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-52, the mission is in support of national security.


U.S. Air Force declares first Lockheed Martin GPS III satellite "Available for Launch"

GPS III Space Vehicle 01 (GPS III SV01) expected to launch in 2018.


Sierra Nevada Corporation CEO calls for advancement of U.S. Leadership in space economy

Invited to address the newly formed National Space Council, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) CEO Fatih Ozmen today told members that the United States has economic and national security interests in promoting U.S. leadership in space through investments, managing risk, and expanding opportunity in a new space economy.