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NASA’s New Horizons Team Unravels The Many Mysteries Of Ultima Thule

March 18, 2019 – The farthest object ever explored is slowly revealing its secrets, as scientists piece together the puzzles of Ultima Thule – the Kuiper Belt object NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past on New Year’s Day, four billion miles from Earth. Read More


Saber Astronautics Wins $1.875M USAF Contract For A Virtual Reality Space Operations Center

The US Air Force has awarded Saber Astronautics a USD $1.875M Phase II contract to develop next generation space operations concept called the “Space Cockpit”. Space Cockpit is a world first virtual reality space operations center that enables operators across US services and allied partners to visualize the local space environment, make rapid decisions, and manage large number of space objects. Read More


Trembling Aspen Leaves Could Save Future Mars Rovers

Image Credit: University of Warwick

March 18, 2019 – Researchers at the University of Warwick have been inspired by the unique movement of trembling aspen leaves, to devise an energy harvesting mechanism that could power weather sensors in hostile environments and could even be a back-up energy supply that could save and extend the life of future Mars rovers. Read More


Advanced Industries (AI) Export Accelerator Grant Program Accepting Applications

March 18, 2019 – The Advanced Industries (AI) Export Accelerator Grant program is now accepting applications from current and aspiring Colorado exporters in the Advanced Industries who are looking to offset international business development and marketing costs. Read More


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OSIRIS-REx Spies On The Weird, Wild Gravity Of An Asteroid
Source: University of Colorado Boulder


OSIRIS-REx Images Allow Closer Look At Boulder Breakup On Bennu
Source: Planetary Science Institute


Astrobotic Commends Strong Support For Lunar Exploration In NASA’s FY2020 Budget Request
Source: Astrobotic


Ultima Thule Latest: An Ancient Red Worldlet, Dancing Lobe To Lobe
Source: Cosmos


An Odd Ball In Space: OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Studies Asteroid Bennu Up Close
Source: The University of Arizona


Galactic Center Visualization Delivers Star Power
Source: NASA


Maxar Technologies Appoints Jim Lee As General Counsel
Source: Maxar Technologies Ltd.


NASA Teams Install Key Space Launch System Stage Separation Mechanism
Source: NASA


NASA Instruments Image Fireball Over Bering Sea
Source: NASA


ExoMars Landing Platform Arrives In Europe With A Name
Source: ESA


Boeing Reaches Long Awaited SLS Engine Section Milestone As NASA Makes EM-1 2020 Schedule Push
Source: NASASpaceFlight.com


Blue Origin Studying Repurposing Of New Glenn Upper Stages
Source: SpaceNews


Almost Ready: SpaceX Has Work To Do Before Dragon Is Ready To Carry Crew
Source: SpaceNews


RUAG Revises Strategy To Win Constellation Orders
Source: SpaceNews


Inmarsat Receives Another Acquisition Offer — This Time From A Consortium Of Public And Private Investors
Source: SpaceNews


Fermi Clocks ‘Cannonball’ Pulsar Speeding Through Space
Source: NASA


NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Is Put To The Test
Source: NASA


Maneuver Puts SpaceIL Lander On Course For The Moon
Source: SpaceNews


Mynaric Raises $12.5 Million From Mystery Constellation Customer
Source: SpaceNews


Administration Proposes The End Of EUS While Administrator Considers Full Exploration Manifest Rewrite
Source: NASASpaceFlight.com


Electric Trainer Meeting Expectations
Source: AOPA


Ultra-Sharp Images Make Old Stars Look Absolutely Marvelous!
Source: Gemini Observatory


Astronaut Kathryn (Kay) Hire Retires From NASA
Source: NASA


Cooper Optimistic Congress Will Approve Space Force, But Will It Solve The Problem?
Source: SpacePolicyOnline.com


The Road To Mars Includes A Detour Through Lakewood
Source: Englewood Herald


Colorado Air And Space Port Slated For Construction At Front Range Airport
Source: FOX31 Denver


Australia’s Space Industry Rockets Ahead
Source: The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology


Dave Mackay: Welcoming Virgin Galactic To The Explorers Club And Meeting The Apollo 11 Astronauts
Source: Virgin Galactic


Seminar: Successfully Navigating InSight To Mars – March 20
Source: University of Colorado Boulder


ESA’s Hera Asteroid Mission Borrows Eyes Of NASA’s Dawn
Source: ESA


Two Aerospace Students Recognized As “Tomorrow’s Leaders”
Source: University of Colorado Boulder


Spiraling Giants: Witnessing The Birth Of A Massive Binary Star System
Source: RIKEN


OneWeb Secures $1.25 Billion In New Funding After Successful Launch
Source: Parabolic Arc


The USAF Shouldn’t Narrow Competition For Its Satellite Launches
Source: Defense One


Former Kennedy Space Center Director Richard G. Smith Passes Away
Source: NASA/Kennedy Space Center


DARPA Continues Work On Satellite Servicing Program As It Seeks New Ride
Source: SpaceNews


SpaceX Preparing To Begin Starship Hopper Tests
Source: SpaceNews


Japan Taps Toyota To Build Futuristic Moon Rover
Source: Space.com


A Habitat Prototype For NASA’s Moon-Orbiting Gateway
Source: Room, The Space Journal


Energy Loss Gives Unexpected Insights In Evolution Of Quasar Jets
Source: ASTRON