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

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

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 moon dust instrument aboard NASA spacecraft achieves mission, will crash April 21

CU-Boulder moon dust instrument aboard NASA spacecraft achieves mission, will crash April 21

BOULDER - A NASA spacecraft studying the moon's atmosphere and dust environment carrying a $6 million University of Colorado-Boulder instrument is set to crash onto the moon April 21 after a... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Friday April 4, 2014 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, LADEE, LDEX, Mihaly Horanyi, NASA

NASA selects two Colorado-based research teams for nine-member SSERVI virtual institute

NASA selects two Colorado-based research teams for nine-member SSERVI virtual institute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - NASA today announced it has selected nine research teams from seven states - including two from Boulder - for a new institute that will bring researchers together in a... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday November 6, 2013 0 comments Tags: Jim Green, Mihaly Horanyi, NASA, SSERVI, William Bottke

CU-Boulder's $6M dust-measuring instrument to fly on Sept. 6 NASA moon mission

CU-Boulder's $6M dust-measuring instrument to fly on Sept. 6 NASA moon mission

BOULDER -- A $6 million University of Colorado Boulder instrument designed to study the behavior of lunar dust will be riding along on a NASA mission to the moon now slated for Sept. 6 from... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Friday August 30, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, LADEE, Mihaly Horanyi, NASA