Aerospace

Sierra Nevada reaches new milestone in development of Dream Chaser vehicle

Sierra Nevada reaches new milestone in development of Dream Chaser vehicle

SPARKS, Nev. - Sierra Nevada Corp . announced a new milestone has been reached with the successful completion of a NASA safety review that not only evaluated SNC's Dream Chaser spacecraft but also... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday December 24, 2013 0 comments Tags: Dream Chaser, Kathy Lueders, Louisville, Mark Sirangelo, NASA, Sierra Nevada Corp.

Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser spacecraft milestones met as flight testing continues

Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser spacecraft milestones met as flight testing continues

SPARKS, Nev. - Sierra Nevada Corp. announced the company has successfully completed all of its milestones under NASA's Commercial Crew Development 2 phase. Those milestones include a systems... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday December 17, 2013 0 comments Tags: Dream Chaser, Louisville, Mark Sirangelo, NASA

CU-Boulder researchers to have experiments launched to International Space Station on Dec. 18

CU-Boulder researchers to have experiments launched to International Space Station on Dec. 18

BOULDER - A University of Colorado Boulder research center will launch two payloads aboard Orbital Sciences Corp.'s commercial Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station on Wednesday,... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Monday December 16, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, David Klaus, NASA

Ball completes primary bus structure for first new weather satellite in JPSS-1 system set for 2017 launch

Ball completes primary bus structure for first new weather satellite in JPSS-1 system set for 2017 launch

BOULDER - Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp . announced it has achieved a pivotal milestone for assuring continuity of the nation's future weather and storm forecasting by completing the... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday December 10, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Cary Ludtke, NASA

Lockheed Martin-built heat shield for NASA's Orion space flight program arrives in Florida

Lockheed Martin-built heat shield for NASA's Orion space flight program arrives in Florida

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - NASA announced that a heat shield partly manufactured at Lockheed Martin 's Waterton Facility near Denver was shipped to Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday,... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday December 5, 2013 0 comments Tags: Dan Dumbacher, Lockheed Martin, NASA

MAVEN Mars mission led by CU-Boulder successfully launches 10-month space flight

MAVEN Mars mission led by CU-Boulder successfully launches 10-month space flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A $671 million NASA mission led by the University of Colorado Boulder successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Monday on a 10-month flight to Mars. Known as the Mars... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday November 19, 2013 0 comments Tags: Bruce Jakosky, Centennial, Mars mission, MAVEN, NASA