Aerospace

CU-Boulder submits application to FAA for UAS test site for state

CU-Boulder submits application to FAA for UAS test site for state

BOULDER - An application organized by the University of Colorado Boulder has been submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration seeking to have Colorado selected as one of six unmanned... Read More

By: Steve Friday May 31, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Brian Argrow, Eric Frew, FAA, UAS

Sierra Nevada Space Systems readies Dream Chaser for California tests

Sierra Nevada Space Systems readies Dream Chaser for California tests

LOUISVILLE - Sierra Nevada Corporation announced its Louisville-based SNC Space Systems has completed assembly and testing of the Dream Chaser spacecraft in preparation for shipping the vehicle... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday May 14, 2013 0 comments Tags: Dream Chaser, Jim Voss, Louisville, Mark Sirangelo, NASA, SNC Space Systems, Space Shuttle

Mars messages sought for MAVEN upper atmosphere mission in November

Mars messages sought for MAVEN upper atmosphere mission in November

BOULDER - NASA is inviting the public to submit names and a personal message online for a DVD to be carried aboard a spacecraft to Mars that will study the Martian upper atmosphere. Scheduled... Read More

By: Steve Thursday May 2, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Going to Mars, MAVEN, NASA, Stephanie Renfrow

United Launch Alliance makes Colorado world-class haven for aerospace industry and unmanned flight

United Launch Alliance makes Colorado world-class haven for aerospace industry and unmanned flight

By Phil Lindeman InnovatioNews CENTENNIAL -- Even after more than two decades in the aerospace industry, George Sowers can't help but feel giddy on launch day. Sowers is vice... Read More

By: Phil Lindeman Wednesday May 1, 2013 0 comments Tags: Centennial, Chris Chavez, George Sowers, Lockheed Martin, NASA, The Boeing Company

Red Canyon Software secures NASA SBIR grant with help from CAMT, Space Act Agreement

Red Canyon Software secures NASA SBIR grant with help from CAMT, Space Act Agreement

DENVER - Red Canyon Software has been awarded a Phase 1 NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to further develop software to increase spacecraft in-flight self-monitoring and... Read More

By: Steve Friday April 26, 2013 0 comments Tags: Barry Hamilton, CAMT, Denver, Joni Richards, NASA, Red Canyon Software, Space Act Agreement, Tom Bugnitz

Lockheed Martin awarded contract to modernize U.S. joint theater operations

Lockheed Martin awarded contract to modernize U.S. joint theater operations

COLORADO SPRINGS - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is upgrading the command-and-control system that allows Joint Force Air Component Commanders to deploy air assets, execute air tasking orders and... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday April 17, 2013 0 comments Tags: ATOMS, Colorado Springs, Jim Quinn, Lockheed Martin, TBMCS

CU's Lab for Atmospheric and Space Physics to collaborate on $55M NASA imaging mission

CU's Lab for Atmospheric and Space Physics to collaborate on $55M NASA imaging mission

BOULDER - NASA announced the University of Colorado's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics will collaborate on a $55 million project to build and launch an instrument to provide... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday April 17, 2013 0 comments Tags: Bill McClintock, Boulder, GOLD, Mark Lankton, NASA

Sierra Nevada welcomes former astronaut Lee Archambault to Dream Chaser development team

Sierra Nevada welcomes former astronaut Lee Archambault to Dream Chaser development team

SPARKS, Nev. - Former NASA astronaut Lee Archambault has joined Sierra Nevada Corporation 's Dream Chaser team as a chief systems engineer and test pilot, SNC announced. Sierra Nevada's Space... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday April 10, 2013 0 comments Tags: Dream Chaser, Lee Archambault, Louisville, Mark Sirangelo, NASA