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Raytheon and Lockheed complete GPS integration milestone

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully completed the first significant integration milestone between Raytheon's Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and Lockheed Martin's GPS III satellite system.


Denver’s first Business Technology Expo set for Oct. 12

Colorado Technology Partners, a Denver/Boulder business technology trade association, on April 11, 2012, joins with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce to announce Denver's first annual Business Technology Exposition, exclusively for Colorado business owners and C-level executives. The Denver Business Technology Exposition, scheduled for October 12, 2012, at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, will bring together local technology leaders and up to 50 business technology providers, including some of the world's leading technology manufacturers. Providing the latest solutions, software, hardware, services and strategies, the Denver Business Technology Expo is designed to help local companies operate more successfully in today's competitive global marketplace with the most advanced technology available.


JILA, site of Nobel Prize-research, expands at CU-Boulder

JILA, a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology that has produced three Nobel Prize winners since 2001, has opened a new wing with advanced laboratories for its world-renowned science.


CO a finalist for Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia welcomed the U.S. Department of Education's announcement on April 9, 2012, that Colorado is among five finalist states invited to apply for $133 million from the 2012 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge fund. Colorado will be eligible for up to $30 million in a non-competitive application process.


ULA lands $446M NASA contract to launch weather satellites

Denver Business Journal Greg Avery, ReporterNASA said Thursday it has awarded a $446 million contract to have United Launch Alliance rockets carry two weather-monitoring satellites into orbit in 2015 and 2017.Centennial-based ULA’s Atlas V rocket was chosen for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites-R and -S, known as GOES-R and GOES-S.The total price tag includes several launch-related services, NASA said in its announcement. Click here to read the full story.


NASA extends Kepler Mission until 2016

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. in Boulder, Colo., developed the Kepler flight system


Lockheed gets $78M U.S. Space & Missile Comm. Contract

The system that provides U.S. Theater Combatant Commanders and partner nations with U.S. missile event information will continue to be supported by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The U.S. Air Force Electronics System Center, Space C2 and Surveillance Division, awarded Lockheed Martin a follow-on contract to continue sustainment of the Shared Early Warning System (SEWS), a U.S. only program that supports Combatant Commanders and select foreign nations by distributing data from existing U.S. missile warning systems.


Boingo to provide Wi-Fi for passengers at DIA

Boingo to Manage and Operate Hybrid Wi-Fi Service at Fifth-Largest U.S. Airport


Colorado’s veterans express support for patent office

Colorado's veterans community, with the help of Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, sent a letter to Azam Khan, deputy chief of staff at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), supporting Colorado as the location of a new satellite patent office.


Crowd Funding incubator launched in Boulder

The Story Stock Exchange to Create One of First Public Markets for Small Investors, New Businesses