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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.


Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration

Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder today announced a follow-on Master Research Agreement (MRA), signed during a morning ceremony on the CU Boulder campus.


NASA's next Mars mission to investigate interior of red planet

Preparation of NASA's next spacecraft to Mars, InSight, has ramped up this summer, on course for launch next May from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California -- the first interplanetary launch in history from America's West Coast.


Sierra Nevada Corporation awarded by NASA for work on advanced plant habitat

Sierra Nevada Corporation was recognized by NASA with two awards for its exceptional work on the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) plant growth system, which is currently bringing more fresh food and advanced plant physiology research to space on the International Space Station (ISS).


Ball Aerospace awarded consecutive top performing supplier recognition by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

For the second consecutive year, Ball Aerospace was recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics as a Top Performing Supplier.


Lockheed Martin powers-up next Orion spacecraft for first time

Powering-on and testing the computers marks a major milestone in Orion’s march toward flight.


United Launch Alliance successfully launches NASA’s TDRS-M satellite

Final mission in series completes third generation space communication satellites.


Satellite imaging team wins CO-LABS Governor’s Award

A Colorado State University-based team that works on the nation’s newest weather satellite has been awarded the CO-LABS Governor’s Award for High-Impact Research.


Business-friendly legislation and policy helps expand small satellite industry in Colorado

Colorado’s small satellite sector is thriving and fastest growing in state's space industry.