Museums and Planetariums

April 20, 2017

Hubble Observes First Multiple Images Of Explosive Distance Indicator April 20, 2017 – An international team, led by astronomers from the Stockholm University, Sweden, has discovered a distant type Ia supernova, called iPTF16geu — it took the light 4.3 billion…

Airmen Turn Teens Into StellarXplorers

April 20, 2017 – Buckley Air Force Base Airmen volunteered to mentor two teams from a local high school for the Air Force Association’s StellarXplorers National High School Space Competition at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.…

April 19, 2017

A Winter’s View Of A Gullied Crater April 19, 2017 – This image from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows the location with the most impressive known gully activity in Mars’ northern hemisphere. Gullies are active in the winter due…

April 18, 2017

Student-Built Satellite Launches From Cape Canaveral April 18, 2017 – A University of Colorado Boulder student-built microsatellite is on its way to the International Space Station. The satellite, named ‘Challenger’, had a successful lift off Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at…

April 14, 2017

LIFT OFF: Women Adding Greater Impact In The Space Industry April 14, 2017 – Over the past several weeks, commercial or ‘new’ space, NASA, and space travel, have made more frequent headlines. The wave of stories included the much anticipated…

April 13, 2017

Hubble Spots Possible Venting Activity On Europa April 13, 2017 – Recent observations of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered a probable plume of material erupting from the moon’s surface at precisely the same location…

April 12, 2017

Ball Aerospace Weather Instrument Completes Three Years Of Successful Operations On Orbit April 12, 2017 – The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI), designed and built by Ball Aerospace for NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is entering its fourth…

April 11, 2017

Student Rocketeers Soar Into Finals Of World’s Largest Rocket Contest In D.C. April 11, 2017 – This May, students will prove that for both their dreams and their scientific expertise, the sky truly is the limit. As part of the…

April 10, 2017

Flares In Profile April 10, 2017 – NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured images of an active region at the sun’s edge that produced several M5-class (medium sized) flares over a ten-hour period on April 3, 2017. These were the…

April 7, 2017

Mines-Built Observatory Ready To Launch Into Near Space April 7, 2017 – A NASA space observatory assembled by students and faculty in the Physics Department at Colorado School of Mines could launch this weekend from Wanaka, New Zealand. Read More…