Aerospace

Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser hits milestone

Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser hits milestone

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation s (SNC) Dream Chaser program passed a major NASA milestone for its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCAP) contract with the completion of a... Read More

Monday January 8, 2018 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Dream Chaser, Mark Sirangelo, Steve Lindsey, NASA

Sierra Nevada’s new Surface Mount solar tech adds more flight power

Sierra Nevada’s new Surface Mount solar tech adds more flight power

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporations (SNC) new Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solar array is operational and already providing 25 percent more power to its host spacecraft than a... Read More

Tuesday December 19, 2017 0 comments Tags: Sierra Nevada Corporation, Surface Mount Technology, SHARC

Manufacturer’s Edge CEO Tom Bugnitz receives Cosmic Contributor award

Manufacturer’s Edge CEO Tom Bugnitz receives Cosmic Contributor award

DENVER -- Manufacturers Edge (ME) CEO Tom Bugnitz has been recognized as the 2017 Cosmic Contributor of the Year at the Colorado Space Roundup. Bugnitzs award marks the 5 th time the ... Read More

Friday December 15, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Manufacturer's Edge, Tom Bugnitz, Colorado Space Business Roundtable, Christie Lee, Jay Lindell

CU: Major space mystery solved using data from student-built satellite

CU: Major space mystery solved using data from student-built satellite

BOULDER -- A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earths radiation belts is now solved using data from a shoebox-sized satellite built... Read More

Thursday December 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Xinlin Li, LASP, Daniel Baker, Scott Palo

Lockheed Martin: Next-gen weather satellite sent to Fla. for March launch

Lockheed Martin: Next-gen weather satellite sent to Fla. for March launch

DENVER -- Lockheed Martin announced it shipped NOAAs next-generation weather satellite to Florida where it will undergo preparation for launch from NASAs Kennedy Space Center in March. ... Read More

Monday December 11, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, NOAA, NASA, GOES-S satellite, Tim Gasparrini

CU-designed solar package to be delivered to space station on Dec. 12

CU-designed solar package to be delivered to space station on Dec. 12

BOULDER -- A solar instrument package designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder to help monitor Earths climate is now set for launch Dec. 12 aboard a SpaceX rocket from NASAs... Read More

Friday December 8, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, NASA, International Space Station, Peter Pilewskie, LASP, Stefanie Countryman, BioServe Space Technologies

Ball Aerospace wins U.S. Air Force contract for next-gen weather satellite

Ball Aerospace wins U.S. Air Force contract for next-gen weather satellite

BOULDER -- Ball Aerospace has been selected by the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to deliver the next-generation operational environmental satellite system, Weather... Read More

Thursday November 30, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Ball Aerospace, Rob Strain

Lockheed Martin assembles third GPS III satellite for U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin assembles third GPS III satellite for U.S. Air Force

DENVER -- Lockheed Martin announced the assembly of the third GPS III satellite for the U.S. Air Force. GPS III Space Vehicle 03 (GPS III SV03) followed the first two GPS III satellites on... Read More

Tuesday November 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Lockheed Martin, Mark Stewart, GPS III