A 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.
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.
On 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.
It’s just two days away from a historic space mission at the edge of the solar system.
It’s called the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo’s telescope, and this week the Hubble Space Telescope is turning 25.
Politics took a back seat to science for a time Monday at the state Capitol as the aerospace industry took over.
Despite the scrubbed launch of the Orion spacecraft, there are fans of the Orion Project waiting for Friday morning’s second attempt.
Despite 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.
The launch of Orion is not just a big deal for future exploration, it also marks the end of an era.
It’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.