CU-Boulder students win $30,000, shot at 2018 CubeSat satellite launch

CU-Boulder students win $30,000, shot at 2018 CubeSat satellite launch

BOULDER -- A University of Colorado-Boulder student team has advanced in a competition to design and build a flight-qualified small satellite capable of operating near and beyond the moon,... Read More

Tuesday March 22, 2016 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Scott Palo, NASA, CubeSat, Cube Quest, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, CU-E3, Blue Canyon Technologies

ExoTerra Resource taps electromagnetic thrusters to make space affordable

ExoTerra Resource taps electromagnetic thrusters to make space affordable

LONE TREE -- Michael VanWoerkom has his sights set on the moon. Its always been a dream of mine, says VanWoerkom, a 14-year veteran of the aerospace industry and longtime engineer at... Read More

By: Phil Lindeman Monday September 28, 2015 0 comments Tags: Lone Tree, ExoTerra Resource, Michael VanWoerkom, Paul Wilbur, CubeSat

CU-Boulder students design, build satellite in $1M NASA solar flare study

CU-Boulder students design, build satellite in $1M NASA solar flare study

BOULDER - University of Colorado-Boulder students are taking part in a $1 million, NASA-funded satellite project to get a closer look at solar flares. The Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday July 3, 2014 0 comments Tags: Aerospace Ventures, Boulder, CubeSat, NASA, Scott Palo

NASA announces next opportunity for CubeSat space launch missions

NASA announces next opportunity for CubeSat space launch missions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - NASA is seeking proposals for small satellite payloads to fly on rockets planned to launch between 2013 and 2016, the space organization announced. The miniature... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday August 14, 2012 0 comments Tags: CubeSat, NASA

CU-Boulder satellite may launch as early as Aug. 14

CU-Boulder satellite may launch as early as Aug. 14

BOULDER - A tiny satellite designed, built and tested by University of Colorado-Boulder students to study solar flares, may launch as early as Aug. 14 from Vandenberg Air Force Base near... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday August 7, 2012 0 comments Tags: CubeSat, Scott Palo, Xinlin Li