Aerospace

CU-Boulder: Progress reported in far side of moon telescope project

CU-Boulder: Progress reported in far side of moon telescope project

BOULDER -- An astronaut orbiting Earth in the International Space Station has remotely directed a NASA rover in California to unfurl an "antenna film" that scientists at the University of Colorado... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday July 2, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Jack Burns, Terry Fong

Sierra Nevada completes Dream Chaser milestone, opens new Louisville flight simulator facility

Sierra Nevada completes Dream Chaser milestone, opens new Louisville flight simulator facility

SPARKS, Nev. - Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) announced it has completed another investment milestone in its Dream Chaser Space System project under NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability... Read More

By: Steve Thursday June 27, 2013 0 comments Tags: Dream Chaser, Eren Ozmen, Louisville, NASA, Sierra Nevada Corp., SNC Space Systems

Dream Chaser hybrid rocket motor passes two key tests in California

Dream Chaser hybrid rocket motor passes two key tests in California

SAN DIEGO - Sierra Nevada Corp. , which has its Space Systems division based in Louisville, said it completed two tests this week of the hybrid rocket motor for its Dream Chaser flight vehicle at... Read More

By: Steve Friday June 7, 2013 0 comments Tags: Dream Chaser, Louisville, Mark Sirangelo, SpaceShipTwo

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