On Thursday NASA will launch a first-of-its-kind satellite into orbit, and Colorado has a key role in the mission. The information collected over a three-year orbit will be invaluable to Colorado.
NASA’s new Orion spacecraft, which was built in Colorado, returned to dry land in Southern California after a test flight that ended with a plunge into the Pacific Ocean.
NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft made a “bull’s-eye” Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic flight 3,604 miles beyond Earth, opening a new era of human exploration meant to put people on Mars.
NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.
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.
Wind gusts and sticky fuel valves conspired to keep NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft on the launch pad Thursday, delaying a crucial test flight meant to revitalize human exploration.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. The robotic explorer […]
Mars, get ready for another visitor or two. This weekend, NASA’s Maven spacecraft will reach the red planet following a 10-month journey spanning 442 million miles.
NASA’s Maven robotic explorer is headed for Mars with scientists and engineers at the University of Colorado leading the mission.