Aerospace

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

Ball Aerospace wins U.S. Air Force contract for next-gen weather satellite

Ball Aerospace wins U.S. Air Force contract for next-gen weather satellite

BOULDER -- Ball Aerospace has been selected by the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to deliver the next-generation operational environmental satellite system, Weather... Read More

Thursday November 30, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Ball Aerospace, Rob Strain

Lockheed Martin assembles third GPS III satellite for U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin assembles third GPS III satellite for U.S. Air Force

DENVER -- Lockheed Martin announced the assembly of the third GPS III satellite for the U.S. Air Force. GPS III Space Vehicle 03 (GPS III SV03) followed the first two GPS III satellites on... Read More

Tuesday November 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Lockheed Martin, Mark Stewart, GPS III

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

Bye Aerospace: Solar electric aircraft StratoAirNet hits milestone

Bye Aerospace: Solar electric aircraft StratoAirNet hits milestone

DENVER -- Bye Aerospace announced SolAero solar cells were successfully installed and ground tested on both wings of the initial prototype for the advanced, medium-altitude, long-endurance... Read More

Wednesday November 8, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Bye Aerospace, SolAero, George Bye, StratoAirNet

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

Bye Aerospace appoints Chad Asarch vice chair of board of directors

Bye Aerospace appoints Chad Asarch vice chair of board of directors

ENGLEWOOD-- Chad Asarch , principal with Steele Properties and the Monroe Group, has been appointed vice chair of the board of directors of Bye Aerospace , a leader in the development of... Read More

Wednesday November 1, 2017 0 comments Tags: Englewood, Bye Aerospace, George Bye, Chad Asarch