CU-Built Mars Maven Finds Sun Likely Stripped Away Planet's AtmosphereNASA's Mars-orbiting Maven spacecraft that was built at the University of Colorado has discovered that the sun likely robbed the red planet of its once-thick atmosphere and water.
A First: International Space Station Crew To Eat Food Grown In SpaceCrew members on board the International Space Station will sample the first food ever grown, harvested and eaten in space.
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.
'Space Plane' Built By Colorado Company Blasts OffA mysterious "space plane" blasted off into space on Wednesday but not much is known about it.
Lakewood Students' Experiments Launched Into SpaceStudents in the Principles of Engineering class for Warren Tech students at Lakewood High School watched their hard work launched into space on Tuesday.
High School Students In Lakewood Wait Once Again For SpaceX Rocket To LaunchStudents in the Principles of Engineering class for Warren Tech students at Lakewood High School will have to wait one more day to see their hard work launched into space.
NASA's Next Big Launch Once Again Includes Ties To ColoradoOn 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.
Colorado-Built Orion Spacecraft Returned To Dry Land After Test FlightNASA'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: 'There's Your New Spacecraft, America!'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 Launches New Colorado-Built Orion Spacecraft And New EraNASA'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 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.