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Sierra Nevada Corporation signs memorandum of understanding with Canadian Space Agency

Partnership is a key example of growing global cooperation in space.


Polaris Alpha expands space capabilities in acquisition

Polaris Alpha acquires Solidyn Solutions.


Large solar storm sparks global aurora and doubles radiation levels on the Martian surface

An unexpectedly strong blast from the Sun hit Mars this month, observed by NASA missions in orbit and on the surface, led by two Boulder teams, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the Mars Science Laboratory’s Radiation Assessment Detector led by the Boulder office of Southwest Research Institute.


Sierra Nevada Corporation announces expansion of German Aerospace Center partnership

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today, expanding its relationship with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for further collaboration on space initiatives.


Lockheed Martin reveals new details to its Mars Base Camp vision

Mars Base Camp is a vision of how to send humans to Mars in about a decade.


United Launch Alliance successfully launches NROL-42 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

This is ULA’s sixth launch in 2017 and the 121st successful launch since the company was formed.


Ball Aerospace completes spectrometer testing and verification on NASA's TEMPO program

The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument, designed and built by Ball Aerospace for NASA, has completed spectrometer testing and verification.


Catalyst Campus to launch a national, residential technology accelerator in Colorado Springs

Catalyst Accelerator seeks innovative commercial technologies for the inaugural cohort to provide improved global weather data and products to support the warfighter.


U.S. Air Force awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use (MCEU) ground system upgrade contract

MCEU will accelerate deployment of modernized GPS signals to warfighters.


CU Boulder study shows bacteria shapeshift in space, upping their resilience

Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic in the near-weightlessness of the International Space Station (ISS) responded with some clever shapeshifting that likely helped them survive, findings with implications for both astronauts and people on Earth.