Cape Canaveral

An artist's rendering shows the MAVEN craft in orbit of Mars. (credit: NASA)

NASA’s CU-Built Maven Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

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 […]

09/22/2014

(credit: CBS)

NASA’s CU-Built Maven Spacecraft To Reach Mars This Weekend

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.

09/17/2014

Faculty and students at CU watching the launch (credit: CBS)

CU Students & Faculty Watch Their Spacecraft Leave For Mars

NASA’s Maven robotic explorer is headed for Mars with scientists and engineers at the University of Colorado leading the mission.

11/18/2013

The Maven taking off on Nev. 18, 2013 (credit: CBS)

NASA Launches CU-Led Robotic Explorer To Mars

NASA’s newest robotic explorer, Maven, rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel the ancient mystery of the red planet’s radical climate change in an effort led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

11/18/2013

An image from the launch (credit: CBS)

Colorado Company Launches Top Secret Shuttle Into Space

A Colorado company successfully launched a top secret mini-space shuttle into orbit on Tuesday.

12/11/2012

University of Colorado (credit: CBS)

CU Satellite Project Launched

An Atlas rocket carrying a University of Colorado experiment has been launched from Cape Canaveral.

08/30/2012

Curiosity (credit: CBS)

Next Mission To Mars Has Colorado Connection

Friday morning the latest Mars rover blasted off from Cape Canaveral. It’s mission is to try and determine once and for all if there is life on Mars.

11/27/2011

Juno lifting off (credit: CBS)

Juno’s Journey To Jupiter Started In Colorado

It’s a journey to Jupiter that started in Colorado. The launch of the Juno spacecraft was picture perfect.

08/06/2011

Endeavor taking off Monday morning (credit: CBS)

Air Force Academy Experiment Aboard Space Shuttle

A physics experiment produced by the Air Force Academy is being carried to the International Space Station on the shuttle Endeavor.

05/16/2011

An image from the launch (credit: CBS)

Successful Launch Of Satellite From Colorado

It was a successful launch Saturday of a rocket carrying a high-tech satellite built by Lockheed Martin.

05/08/2011

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