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Camera Behind New Mars Images Built By Boulder CompanyEngineers at Ball Aerospace thought their device would stop taking pictures in 2008, and never imagined it would lead to something as significant as this.
Colorado Scientists Help With Mars Water DiscoveryLocal Colorado companies played a big role in NASA’s discovery of water on Mars. Both Lockheed Martin and Ball Aerospace have several devices above Mars and returned data that helped scientists.
CU's 'Student Dust Counter' On New Horizons Spacecraft Arrives At PlutoA Colorado-built spacecraft made history Tuesday morning. Nearly a decade after it launched, New Horizons is flying by Pluto and is capturing pictures and information never seen before.
What Do They Hope To Find On Pluto? 'Well, Plutonians Of Course'It's about six billion miles away, but the New Horizons spacecraft is approaching Pluto for an historic visit, and it has dozens of ties to Colorado.
Little Pluto Bigger Than Thought As Flyby With Colorado Experiments LoomsOn the eve of NASA's historic flyby of Pluto, scientists announced Monday the New Horizons spacecraft has nailed the size of the faraway icy world.
'New Horizons' About To Reach Pluto With Colorado-Built ExperimentsIt's just two days away from a historic space mission at the edge of the solar system.
'We Really Changed History With Hubble' Says Boulder Scientist After 25 YearsIt's called the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo's telescope, and this week the Hubble Space Telescope is turning 25.
Aerospace Industry Takes Over At The State CapitolPolitics took a back seat to science for a time Monday at the state Capitol as the aerospace industry took over.
Despite Scrubbed Launch, Orion Fans Wait For Next AttemptDespite the scrubbed launch of the Orion spacecraft, there are fans of the Orion Project waiting for Friday morning's second attempt.
Excitement Surrounds Orion Despite Scrubbed LaunchDespite the scrubbed launch of the Orion spacecraft, there is a renewed excitement surrounding space travel as was evident during the early morning watch party at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
'Orion' Project Looks To Future Space TravelThe launch of Orion is not just a big deal for future exploration, it also marks the end of an era.
'Orion' Launch Getting Worldwide AttentionIt's not only Coloradans anxiously awaiting the launch of Orion on Thursday, but excitement is growing worldwide. Orion is the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars.
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