Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser hits milestone

Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser hits milestone

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation s (SNC) Dream Chaser program passed a major NASA milestone for its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCAP) contract with the completion of a... Read More

Monday January 8, 2018 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Dream Chaser, Mark Sirangelo, Steve Lindsey, NASA

Lockheed Martin: Next-gen weather satellite sent to Fla. for March launch

Lockheed Martin: Next-gen weather satellite sent to Fla. for March launch

DENVER -- Lockheed Martin announced it shipped NOAAs next-generation weather satellite to Florida where it will undergo preparation for launch from NASAs Kennedy Space Center in March. ... Read More

Monday December 11, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, NOAA, NASA, GOES-S satellite, Tim Gasparrini

CU-designed solar package to be delivered to space station on Dec. 12

CU-designed solar package to be delivered to space station on Dec. 12

BOULDER -- A solar instrument package designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder to help monitor Earths climate is now set for launch Dec. 12 aboard a SpaceX rocket from NASAs... Read More

Friday December 8, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, NASA, International Space Station, Peter Pilewskie, LASP, Stefanie Countryman, BioServe Space Technologies

Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser conducts successful free flight test

Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser conducts successful free flight test

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced a successful atmospheric Free-Flight test of its Dream Chaser spacecraft, signaling the program taking another step closer to orbital... Read More

Tuesday November 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Dream Chaser, Mark Sirangelo, Faith Ozmen, NASA, International Space Station

CU Boulder team selected to build satellite to study ‘evaporating’ planets

CU Boulder team selected to build satellite to study ‘evaporating’ planets

BOULDER -- A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has been selected to build a tiny orbiting satellite to study the evaporating atmospheres of gigantic hot Jupiters -- distant gaseous... Read More

Wednesday November 1, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Kevin France, Blue Canyon Technologies, CUTE, LASP, NASA

Sierra Nevada signs memo of understanding with Canadian Space Agency

Sierra Nevada signs memo of understanding with Canadian Space Agency

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to explore possibilities of using the Dream Chaser ... Read More

Wednesday October 4, 2017 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Dream Chaser, Mark Sirangelo, NASA, Canadian Space Agency

Ball Aerospace completes spectrometer testing for NASA’s TEMPO program

Ball Aerospace completes spectrometer testing for NASA’s TEMPO program

BOULDER -- The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument, designed and built by Ball Aerospace for NASA, has completed spectrometer testing and verification. ... Read More

Thursday September 21, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, NASA, TEMPO, Ball Aerospace, Kelly Chance, Jim Oschmann

Suborbital space researchers conference set for Dec. 18-20 at Broomfield Interlocken

Suborbital space researchers conference set for Dec. 18-20 at Broomfield Interlocken

BROOMFIELD -- As a new generation of suborbital space vehicles prepares to come online for space research, education and space tourism over the next two years, the 2017 Next-generation... Read More

Thursday August 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Broomfield, Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference, Southwest Research Institute, Dr. Alan Stern, NASA, Commercial Spaceflight Federation