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eSpace delivers stellar ROI in aerospace

eSpace: The Center for Space Entrepreneurship, a non-profit 501(c)(3) business incubator and workforce development organization for aerospace start-up companies, today announced the six-month financial impact of its Straight to Space (S2S) and eSpace Incubator programs. The complete economic impact report is available for download here:


Space Foundation challenges students to envision the future

The Space Foundation welcomes the We Want Our Future initiative as its newest Certified Educational Product partner.


CAMT picks ACE Manufacturing Innovation Park developer

The Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology (CAMT) announced on June 10, 2011 the selection of United Properties, a national developer with offices in Denver, as CAMT's development partner for the Aerospace and Clean Energy (ACE) Manufacturing and Innovation Park proposed for the former Agilent site in Loveland, Colo.


ULA delivers Aquarius Mission to orbit

A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory for NASA and the Space Agency of Argentina lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2W here at 7:20 a.m. PDT today. This is ULA's sixth launch of the year and marked the 40th Delta II launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.


Gordon Holdings moves HQ, Polystrand expands in region

Leading composite manufacturer building larger facility near transportation hub to support growth


Hickenlooper signs Colorado Health Benefits Exchange

Gov. John Hickenlooper was joined today by state lawmakers and leaders from the business, consumer, health and insurance industries to sign legislation that creates the Colorado Health Benefits Exchange.


Boulder ranks as 5th most well-read city

Just in time for the summer reading season, announced its list of the Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities in America. After compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format since Jan. 1, 2011, on a per capita basis in cities with more than 100,000 residents, the Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities are:


NASA chooses Lockheed Martin's Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle design

U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter have applauded NASA’s decision to accept the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle design for a multi-purpose crew vehicle to be used in deep space.  In choosing the Orion project’s design, developed in partnership with Lockheed Martin Corporation, NASA recognized the vehicle as the best option for exploration beyond low-Earth orbit, thanks in part to the team’s innovative solutions within a reduced budget.  The decision is also consistent with NASA’s plan to transition access to low-Earth orbit to commercial providers.


United Launch Alliance marks 50th successful launch

Delivers the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Satellite to orbit for the U.S. Air Force                                                                   A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on May 7. This marks the 50th successful launch for ULA since the company was formed in December 2006.


Two CU faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Two faculty members from the University of Colorado Boulder have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, a top honor recognizing scientists and engineers for distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.