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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…

August 15, 2017

Ten Spacecraft Track Solar Storm Through Space August 15, 2017 – Ten spacecraft, from ESA’s Venus Express to NASA’s Voyager-2, felt the effect of a solar eruption as it washed through the solar system while three other satellites watched, providing…

August 14, 2017

Colorado Components Launch On ASTERIA CubeSat August 14, 2017 – A 6U CubeSat that will operate in low-Earth orbit is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following today’s 10:31 a.m. MDT launch.…

August 7 – August 11, 2017

NASA Tests Autopilot Sensors During Simulations August 7, 2017 – Inside a large, black-walled facility outside Denver, NASA’s Satellite Servicing Projects Division (SSPD) team successfully completed the latest testing of three rendezvous and proximity operations sensors used for satellite servicing…

July 13, 2017

JPSS-1 Launch Slips To October July 13, 2017 – The launch of the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) has been postponed to a date no earlier than October 12, 2017. According to NOAA spokesperson John Leslie, there are some…

July 10, 2017

Juno To Peer Into Solar System’s Largest Storm July 10, 2017 – Tonight, NASA’s Juno mission will fly directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot. The spacecraft will pass over the planet at 7:55 p.m. MDT, turning its science instruments to…