MAVEN spacecraft orbits Mars for 1,000 days

MAVEN spacecraft orbits Mars for 1,000 days

BOULDER -- NASAs MAVEN mission to Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder hit a milestone on June 17, marking 1,000 days of orbiting the red planet. Since its launch in November 2013... Read More

Monday June 19, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, MAVEN, NASA, Bruce Jakosky, LASP

CU Boulder space weather instrument installed on commercial satellite

CU Boulder space weather instrument installed on commercial satellite

BOULDER -- A University of Colorado Boulder-built instrument that will provide unprecedented imaging of the Earths upper atmosphere has been successfully installed on the commercial satellite... Read More

Thursday May 18, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, LASP, NASA, Richard Eastes, William McClintock

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