Aerospace

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

CU-Boulder-built payloads to support medical research, stem cell experiments in space

CU-Boulder-built payloads to support medical research, stem cell experiments in space

BOULDER -- Two University of Colorado-Boulder-built payloads, including one designed to help researchers better understand and perhaps outsmart dangerous infections like MRSA, will launch on a... Read More

Thursday February 16, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Elon Musk, SpaceX Dragon, ISS, Louis Stodieck, BioServe Space Technologies, Stefanie Countryman

CU-Boulder engineers, computer scientists team up to improve particle simulations for aerospace

CU-Boulder engineers, computer scientists team up to improve particle simulations for aerospace

BOULDER -- The flow and movement of individual solid particles be it grains of lunar dust or the powdered contents of a medication holds tremendous research value for scientists in a variety of... Read More

Thursday February 16, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, DOE, Christine Hrenya, Thomas Hauser

Ascent Solar gets contract to supply high-voltage superlight thin-film modules for high altitude aerospace application

Ascent Solar gets contract to supply high-voltage superlight thin-film modules for high altitude aerospace application

THORNTON -- Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight, and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, announced it... Read More

Thursday January 19, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thornton, Ascent Solar Technologies, Dr. Joe Armstrong, Victor Lee

New CU Boulder-Ball Aerospace agreement to support research collaborations, boost talent pipeline

New CU Boulder-Ball Aerospace agreement to support research collaborations, boost talent pipeline

BOULDER -- Bolstering its 60-year collaboration with Ball Aerospace , the University of Colorado-Boulder announced a new Master University Research Agreement between the two organizations. ... Read More

Wednesday January 18, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Ball Aerospace, Terri Fiez, Michael Gazarik

Lockheed Martin and Air Force move ahead to upgrade GPS satellite ground control system

Lockheed Martin and Air Force move ahead to upgrade GPS satellite ground control system

DENVER -- The U.S. Air Force has approved Lockheed Martin s (NYSE: LMT) design to upgrade the current GPS satellite ground control system with new capabilities that will enable it to operate... Read More

Tuesday December 13, 2016 0 comments Tags: Denver, Lockheed Martin, Mark Stewart

Colorado Community Capital PBC forms Space Capital Community to support space industry

Colorado Community Capital PBC forms Space Capital Community to support space industry

DENVER -- Colorado Community Capital PBC announced a working group has been established to support businesses, social enterprises, charities and community projects in raising capital within... Read More

Monday November 28, 2016 0 comments Tags: Colorado Capital Congress, Karl Dakin, Wayne Dicksteen, Colorado Community Capital PBC, Denver, Space Capital Community

 CSU-affiliated researchers set to launch next-gen weather satellite

CSU-affiliated researchers set to launch next-gen weather satellite

FORT COLLINS -- Scheduled for launch from Cape Canaveral Nov. 19, the nations newest weather satellite, GOES-R , promises to revolutionize how researchers and... Read More

Friday November 18, 2016 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, CSU, GOES-R satellite, CIRA, NOAA, Steve Miller, John Knaff, Bernie Connell, Andrea Schumacher