Missions

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…

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…