Education

Astronauts! Student Essay Contest

February 20, 2018 – The Rocky Mountain Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (www.aiaa-rm.org) is hosting a student essay contest about astronauts. Students are invited to do research and then write an essay to describe the role…

February 16, 2018

Maisel To Receive Rising Stars Award February 16, 2018 – Bernadette Maisel, Space Foundation Director – Program Initiatives, has been selected by the Colorado Springs Business Journal (CSBJ) to receive a Rising Stars Award, the city’s most prestigious award for…

February 14, 2018

Ball Aerospace Delivers Flight Cryocooler Early For NASA’s Landsat Mission February 14, 2018 – Ball Aerospace delivered the TIRS-2 Flight Cryocooler for the Landsat 9 TIRS-2 instrument ahead of schedule to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Achieving this milestone…

February 13, 2018

NASA’s Lunar Outpost Will Extend Human Presence In Deep Space February 13, 2018 – As NASA sets its sights on returning to the Moon, and preparing for Mars, the agency is developing new opportunities in lunar orbit to provide the…

Farewell To A Pioneering Pollution Sensor

February 13, 2018 – On January 31, NASA ended the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer’s (TES) almost 14-year career of discovery. Launched in 2004 on NASA’s Aura spacecraft, TES was the first instrument designed to monitor ozone in the lowest layers of…

February 12, 2018

Carbon In The Solar System Workshop February 12, 2018 – With recent results from the Pluto system, the Saturn system, Mercury, and nearly all points in between, NASA will hold a workshop to discuss and synthesize these results to improve…

February 9, 2018

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Preparing For Years Ahead February 9, 2018 – NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has begun extra stargazing to help the space agency accomplish advances in Mars exploration over the next decade. The spacecraft already has worked more…