Lockheed Martin shipped NASA's Juno spacecraft to Kennedy Space Center, Fla. on April 8. The vehicle will undergo four months of testing and processing in preparation for its launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 vehicle in early August. During the past year, the spacecraft was assembled and tested at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company facilities near Denver, Colo.
University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor Carl Lineberger has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Science Board. The nomination has been sent to the United States Senate for confirmation.
The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) hosted its Seventh Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on April 7, 2011 to celebrate the past year's economic accomplishments as well as regional cooperation in the business community. The luncheon took place at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
Denver Mayor Guillermo "Bill" Vidal proclaims April 6, 2011 Denver Metro Small Business Development Center Day
Math professor wins National Science Foundation award
First Orion spacecraft, Space Operations Simulation Center progressing steadily at Denver facilities
Signs of life in Colorado's economy emerged in south-central and western Colorado over the past decade, despite substantial job losses and negative effects on nearly every sector of the economy, according to a new report by Colorado State University.
GeoIQ announced on March 22, 2011, that it has opened an office in Denver, Colorado. Already a proven hot spot for emerging geospatial technology, companies, and events, the Denver office will allow GeoIQ to grow its presence to the Western region of the U.S. and continue its leadership in the burgeoning location intelligence industry.
DigitalGlobe, a leading global content provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, has contracted with Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services for the launch of WorldView-3.