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Orion EM-1 Capsule Successfully Powered Up

August 18, 2017 – Hurtling beyond the Moon at a speedy 25,000 mph for a three-week mission requires a space processor capable of operating with guaranteed reliability, in a high radiation environment tens of thousands of miles in deep space,…

August 17, 2017

CU Boulder Awarded $507.9 Million In Research Funding For Fiscal Year 2016-17 August 17, 2017 – The University of Colorado Boulder researchers were awarded $507.9 million in research grants in the 2016–17 fiscal year, continuing a decade’s worth of robust…

Scientists Improve Brown Dwarf Weather Forecasts

August 17, 2017 – Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the Sun but more massive than Jupiter, have powerful winds and clouds — specifically, hot patchy clouds made of iron droplets and silicate dust. Scientists recently realized these…

August 16, 2017

CDOT Encouraging Eclipse Watchers To Be Careful, Plan Ahead August 16, 2017 – The Colorado Department of Transportation is doing everything it can to ensure that people who are driving to Wyoming or Nebraska to view the totality of the…

NOAA Satellites To Capture Total Solar Eclipse

August 16, 2017 – While most of America will be looking up on August 21 during the solar eclipse, America’s newest weather satellite, NOAA’s GOES-16, will be looking down on the earth, tracking the moon’s shadow across the United States…

Atlas V With TDRS-M Rolled To Launch Pad

August 16, 2017 – A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket rolled out of the Vertical Integration Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida today on its way to Space Launch Complex 41. The rocket will send NASA’s…