Aerospace

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

Ball Aerospace sensor aboard Landsat satellite snaps first multispectral land images

Ball Aerospace sensor aboard Landsat satellite snaps first multispectral land images

BOULDER - The Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp . Operational Land Imager aboard the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) has completed its initial checkout and snapped the mission's first... Read More

By: Steve Friday March 22, 2013 0 comments Tags: Ball Aerospace, Boulder, NASA, Robert Strain

Study: Unmanned aircraft industry to create more than 1,760 new jobs in Colorado by 2025

Study: Unmanned aircraft industry to create more than 1,760 new jobs in Colorado by 2025

ARLINGTON, Va. - The unmanned aircraft industry is poised to create more than 1,191 new jobs in Colorado in the first three years after the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the U.S.... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday March 13, 2013 0 comments Tags: Michael Toscano

Lockheed Martin completes assembly, begins testing MAVEN spacecraft for launch

Lockheed Martin completes assembly, begins testing MAVEN spacecraft for launch

DENVER - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the assembly of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft, the aerospace company announced. The orbiter is now... Read More

By: Steve Monday February 11, 2013 0 comments Tags: Denver, Guy Beutelschies, Lockheed Martin, Mars exploration, MAVEN

Space forum report: Colorado could soon be No. 1 in space industry

Space forum report: Colorado could soon be No. 1 in space industry

By Steve Porter InnovatioNews.com DENVER - Colorado is now No. 2 when it comes to jobs and money infused into its economy from the space industry, but with a concerted effort by... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday February 6, 2013 0 comments Tags: aerospace, Ball Aerospace, Denver, DigitalGlobe, Elliot Pulham, Ken Lund, Maark Munro, Mark Sirangelo, Tom Clark

Ball Aerospace: Sensor project for ozone mapping ahead of schedule

Ball Aerospace: Sensor project for ozone mapping ahead of schedule

BOULDER - The Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) instrument being built for the first Joint Polar Satellite (JPSS-1) is progressing ahead of... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday January 9, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, ozone mapping