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07-26-2011

IHS makes biggest-ever business acquisition for $500M

IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, announced July 26, 2011, it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Seismic Micro-Technology (SMT), a market leader for geoscience software. The $500 million cash transaction - the largest acquisition in IHS history - is subject to customary closing conditions, including expiration or termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.

07-25-2011

NASA Deputy Administrator to visit interns at Ball, ULA

Companies give interns hands-on experience for jobs of the future

07-25-2011

Ball develops next generation flight computers

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed development of prototype launch vehicle flight computers equipped to bring safety and reliability to future human spaceflight systems. These flight computers were financed by Ball Aerospace and are based on deployed units now being used by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in their simulation laboratories to develop software and test systems for future human-rated launch vehicles. The computers are a critical part of the electronic command and control flight avionics system and are distinguished in their superior performance and NASA's highest level human safety specification.

07-22-2011

NASA mission to Mars completes major milestone at CU

A $670 million NASA orbiting mission to probe the past climate of Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder reached a major milestone in mid July when it successfully completed its Mission Critical Design Review by the space agency.

07-22-2011

Colorado to receive $1M grant to fuel college completion

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia announced July 22, 2011, Colorado will receive a $1 million grant to fuel policy innovations and reforms aimed at significantly increasing college completion. 

07-22-2011

CU celebrates best year ever for private support

$213.2 million total includes 11 percent increase to CU fundraising arm

07-20-2011

Colorado Lt. Gov. Garcia visits Space Foundation

Supports STEM education in Colorado

07-20-2011

Metro State Flight Team wins prestigious Loening Trophy

Metropolitan State College of Denver's Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science was awarded the Loening Trophy, the oldest and most prestigious collegiate aviation award. The award recognizes the most outstanding all-around collegiate aviation program in the country.

07-20-2011

Hickenlooper unveils statewide economic development plan

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced July 20, 2011, a statewide work plan to spur Colorado's economy, help businesses grow and attract new jobs to the state. "The Colorado Blueprint: A bottom-up approach to economic development" is the product of an unprecedented effort to engage every county in Colorado on how best to improve the state's economy.