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01-16-2018

AlloSource co-authors International Space Station microbial study with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

AlloSource, one of the nation's largest providers of cartilage, bone, skin, soft-tissue and cellular allografts, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) co-authored a scientific publication titled "Detection of antimicrobial resistance genes associated with the International Space Station environmental surfaces" that was published today in Nature's Scientific Reports.

01-11-2018

Sealed up, ready to go: U.S. Air Force’s SBIRS GEO Flight-4 missile warning satellite encapsulated for launch

Current SBIRS’ constellation continues to deliver outstanding infrared surveillance performance.

01-11-2018

Researchers catch supermassive black hole burping -- twice

A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then “burping” – not once, but twice.

01-09-2018

United Launch Alliance introduces payload competition for 10th anniversary of the Student Rocket Launch

K-12 payload teams can compete for nearly $10,000 in prizes.

01-08-2018

Ready for the next 60 Years: Ball Aerospace continues to invest in people, infrastructure, technologies

Since its founding in Boulder, Colorado, in 1956, Ball Aerospace has significantly increased its high-tech workforce, embarked on several infrastructure expansion projects and pioneered new technologies to meet the demands of customers today.

01-04-2018

United Launch Alliance completes key milestone for launch of Boeing’s Starliner and return of U.S.-based human spaceflight

United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully completed an Atlas V Launch Segment Design Certification Review (DCR) recently in preparation for the launch of astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil in The Boeing Company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. ULA’s Atlas V DCR supported the Boeing International Space Station (ISS) DCR that was held with NASA at Kennedy Space Center in early December.

12-18-2017

Reaction Engines begins construction of high-temperature airflow test facility in Colorado

Located at the Front Range Airport near Watkins, Colorado, the test facility will be capable of exposing the precooler test article (HTX) to high-temperature airflow conditions in excess of 1800°F (1000°C) that are expected during high-speed flights up to Mach 5.

12-18-2017

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s new solar array technology provides 25 percent more power in first flight

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) new Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solar array is operational and already providing 25 percent more power to its host spacecraft than a conventional solar array designed for the same application.

12-13-2017

U.S. Air Force’s first GPS III satellite receives commands from Next-Generation OCX ground control segment

GPS III and OCX successfully complete factory mission readiness test.

12-13-2017

Major space mystery solved using data from student satellite

A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth’s radiation belts is now solved using data from a shoebox-sized satellite built and operated by University of Colorado Boulder students.