Challenger

(credit: CBS)

Republicans Picking Candidate To Face Hickenlooper

Colorado Republicans are voting Tuesday to select a candidate to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper in November, hopeful their primary nominee can buck Democratic momentum and the perception that the state has quickly turned liberal.

06/24/2014

1985:  The crew of Discovery mission STS 51-A, which successfully retrieved two satellites in November 1984. From left to right, they are (back row) David Walker, Dale Gardner, Joseph Allen; (front row) Commander Frederick Hauck and Anna Fisher. With the astronauts is Steven Merritt (bottom right).  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Former Space Shuttle Astronaut Dale Gardner Dies

Former astronaut Dale Gardner, who helped haul a malfunctioning satellite into the space shuttle and back to Earth in 1984, has died at age 65.

02/24/2014

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

The explosion of the space shuttle Challenger on Jan. 28, 1986 over Kennedy Space Center (Photo credit: BOB PEARSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Coloradans Share Challenger Memories

Coloradans on Friday were taking a moment to remember a tragic moment in American space history.

01/28/2011

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