CU-Boulder team joins NASA to build lunar astronomical observatories

CU-Boulder team joins NASA to build lunar astronomical observatories

BOULDER -- A University of Colorado-Boulder team has entered into a five-year, $4.5 million cooperative agreement with NASA to become part of a virtual institute to pursueconstruction of... Read More

Tuesday March 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Jack Burns, NASA, Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, IMPACT, LASP, NESS, Mihaly Horanyi

Ready for Nov. 19 launch: CU-Boulder's LASP instrument suite to assess space weather effects

Ready for Nov. 19 launch: CU-Boulder's LASP instrument suite to assess space weather effects

BOULDER -- A multi-million-dollar University of Colorado-Boulder instrument package expected to help scientists better understand potentially damaging space weather is now slated to launch aboard... Read More

Friday November 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, LASP, GOES-R satellite, Frank Eparvier, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance, Mike Anfinson

CU-Boulder students, faculty await Juno spacecraft’s Jupiter arrival

CU-Boulder students, faculty await Juno spacecraft’s Jupiter arrival

BOULDER -- A group of University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students are anxiously awaiting the arrival of NASAs Juno spacecraft at Jupiter July 4, a mission expected to reveal the hidden... Read More

Thursday June 23, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Fran Bagenal, Juno spacecraft, Jupiter, LASP, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance

CU Boulder study: Space is mostly empty

CU Boulder study: Space is mostly empty

BOULDER -- A student-built University of Colorado-Boulder instrument riding on NASAs New Horizons spacecraft found only a handful of dust grains -- the building blocks of planets -- when it... Read More

Friday March 18, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Pluto, NASA, New Horizons, Fran Bagenal, LASP, Mihaly Horanyi, Dr. Alan Stern

CU-Boulder satellite set to launch Dec. 10 for six-month weather study

CU-Boulder satellite set to launch Dec. 10 for six-month weather study

BOULDER -- A NASA-funded miniature satellite built by University of Colorado-Boulder students will launch Thursday afternoon at 5:55 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral, Fla. for the beginning of a... Read More

Tuesday December 8, 2015 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, NASA, Tom Woods, LASP, MinXSS CubeSat, James Mason, United Launch Allian

New Horizons spacecraft completes successful flyby of Pluto with Colorado participation

New Horizons spacecraft completes successful flyby of Pluto with Colorado participation

BOULDER -- Nine years and 3 billion miles after launch, the New Horizons spacecraft on Tuesday made a successful flyby of Pluto, sending back detailed photos of the mysterious and farthest planet... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday July 15, 2015 0 comments Tags: Boulder, New Horizons, NASA, Pluto, Dr. Alan Stern, Fran Bagenal, Mark Sirangelo, Sierra Nevada Space , CU-Boulder, LASP, Mihaly Horanyi

CU-Boulder student cosmic dust experiment part of Pluto flyby on July 14

CU-Boulder student cosmic dust experiment part of Pluto flyby on July 14

BOULDER -- Some University of Colorado-Boulder students, faculty and alumni will be closely watching the July 14 visit to Pluto by the New Horizons spacecraft now approaching the solar systems... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Friday July 10, 2015 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Mihaly Horanyi, LASP, Pluto, Student Dust Counter

CU-Boulder to assist United Arab Emirates with Martian atmosphere mission

CU-Boulder to assist United Arab Emirates with Martian atmosphere mission

BOULDER -- A mission to study dynamic changes in the Mars atmosphere led by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have the University of Colorado-Boulder as its leading U.S. academic-scientific... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Tuesday May 12, 2015 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, LASP, Mars, Philip DiStefano