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

Two Ball Aerospace-built instruments headed for space station Saturday

Two Ball Aerospace-built instruments headed for space station Saturday

BOULDER -- Two Ball Aerospace -built payloads will blast off Saturday toward the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. Scheduled for a Feb. 18 launch from... Read More

Friday February 17, 2017 0 comments Tags: Ball Aerospace, Boulder, Jim Oschmann, ISS, SpaceX Dragon, NASA

CSU technology to help clean space station

CSU technology to help clean space station

FORT COLLINS --Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) conduct research, fix equipment, perform space walks and they vacuum. Although it has high-efficiency filters installed... Read More

Wednesday October 5, 2016 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, International Space Station, Chuck Henry, CSU Ventures, Dan Miller-Lionberg, John Volckens, Gary Casuccio, NASA, RJ Lee Group, CSU Energy Institute, TPS100

Coming to our solar system soon: A rendezvous with an asteroid named Bennu

Coming to our solar system soon: A rendezvous with an asteroid named Bennu

BOULDER -- A group of University of Colorado-Boulder researchers is readying for NASAs Sept. 8 launch of a spacecraft to a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu, thought to harbor primordial material... Read More

Friday September 2, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Daniel Scheeres, NASA, OSIRIS REx, Jay McMahon, Paul Sanchez, Siamak Hesar, Daniel Brack, Samantha Rieger

AlloSource supports NASA and Jet Propulsion Lab on microbial space study

AlloSource supports NASA and Jet Propulsion Lab on microbial space study

CENTENNIAL -- AlloSource , one of the nation's largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures and the world's largest processor of cellular bone... Read More

Friday August 26, 2016 0 comments Tags: Centennial, AlloSource, NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Peter Stevens

Sierra Nevada chosen by NASA to develop deep space human habitat

Sierra Nevada chosen by NASA to develop deep space human habitat

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced it has been selected to develop a deep space, long-duration, human habitat design and prototype for NASA. The partnership, under... Read More

Thursday August 11, 2016 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corp., Mark Sirangelo, Dream Chaser Cargo System, Orbital Technologies, NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne

Dream Chaser to begin Phase 2 flight testing in California at Edwards AFB

Dream Chaser to begin Phase 2 flight testing in California at Edwards AFB

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation s (SNC)Dream Chaser full-scale, flight test vehicle is ready for transportation to NASAs Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in California where... Read More

Friday July 29, 2016 0 comments Tags: Louisville, SNC Space Systems, Dream Chaser, Mark Sirangelo, NASA

Sierra Nevada hits second milestone for Dream Chaser’s ISS cargo contract

Sierra Nevada hits second milestone for Dream Chaser’s ISS cargo contract

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corp ., whose space systems business is based in Louisville, announced it has passed the second Integration Certification Milestone under NASAs Commercial Resupply... Read More

Wednesday July 27, 2016 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corp., Dream Chaser Cargo System, Steve Lindsey, NASA, ISS