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CU Boulder ships $90 million solar instruments to Florida for upcoming launch

The package is considered a key tool to help monitor the planet's climate.


Microloans now available for startups and entrepreneurs

The Microloans program is meant to provide capital to small businesses through small, character-based loans, particularly in rural Colorado regions.


Lockheed Martin invests $350 million in state-of-the-art satellite production facility

266,000 square foot "Factory of the Future" will speed production and lower costs.


CU Boulder to test drones in eastern Colorado for drought project

University of Colorado Boulder engineers, scientists and students are teaming up with Black Swift Technologies of Boulder to use unmanned aircraft in the coming weeks to measure water moisture at a test irrigation farm in Yuma, Colorado.


Astrobotic and United Launch Alliance announce mission to the moon

The first mission in 2019 will serve as a key demonstration of service for NASA, international space agencies, and companies looking to carry out missions to the Moon.


Living in Deep Space: Lockheed Martin to build full-scale prototype of NASA cislunar habitat

NextSTEP-2 prototype to engineer how astronauts live and work at NASA’s deep space gateway.


United Launch Alliance signs contract with Sierra Nevada Corporation to launch Dream Chaser® spacecraft to deliver cargo to International Space Station

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced that it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) commercially developed Atlas V rocket to launch the first two missions of its Dream Chaser cargo system in support of NASA’s Cargo Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract.


Ancient, massive asteroid impact could explain Martian geological mysteries

The origin and nature of Mars is mysterious. It has geologically distinct hemispheres, with smooth lowlands in the north and cratered, high-elevation terrain in the south. The red planet also has two small oddly-shaped oblong moons and a composition that sets it apart from that of the Earth.


Perlmutter Introduces the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act

The legislation outlines clear roles and responsibilities for the federal agencies which study and predict space weather events.


EchoStar Mobile joins European Space Agency and space industry leaders in promoting 5G across Europe

Joint initiative designed to accelerate development of 5G in Europe.