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

Colorado-Built Spacecraft Will Enter Mars’ Orbit On Sunday

This Sunday, after a 10-month and 442-million-mile journey, a NASA spacecraft built in Littleton and led by a team at the University of Colorado will enter Mars’ orbit and start studying the Red Planet’s atmosphere.

09/19/2014

Noel Hinners (credit: history.nasa.gov)

Littleton’s Noel Hinners, Former NASA Scientist, Dies At 78

Noel Hinners, a former chief scientist for NASA who helped plan the scientific exploration of the moon for the Apollo program and later oversaw projects such as the Mars Surveyor Program, has died.

09/07/2014

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Gass Leaving United Launch Alliance

Michael Gass is leaving United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin that he helped form in 2006.

08/13/2014

A model living room set on fire (credit: CBS)

Fire Training In Colorado Helps Save Lives In Antarctica

Fire training in Colorado can help save lives at the bottom of the planet.

07/10/2014

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft (credit: Lockheed Martin)

Asteroid Mission Spacecraft Gets Green Light On Design In Colorado

A spacecraft being developed at Lockheed Martin in Colorado is moving forward after its project passed a major design review. The spacecraft will rendezvous with an asteroid as part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx program.

04/10/2014

The Maven Orbiter (credit: CBS)

New NASA Mars Mission Led By CU Aims To Reveal How Mars Lost Air & Water

How did Mars lose its air, water and possible life? It’s a Martian mystery that NASA hopes to solve with a new spacecraft that was built in Colorado.

11/15/2013

Employees at Lockheed Martin (credit: CBS)

Lockheed Martin Announces Layoffs, But Jobs Will Be Added In Colorado

Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.

11/14/2013

The Maven Orbiter (credit: CBS)

Spacecraft Built In Colorado Ready To Head To Mars

The next mission to Mars is ready for launch, and the spacecraft was built in Colorado.

07/16/2013

Lori Garver at Lockheed Martin on Monday (credit: CBS)

NASA Administrator Views New Spacecraft In Colorado

NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver is coming to Colorado to view the next spacecraft to launch to Mars.

10/15/2012

Employees at Lockheed Martin (credit: CBS)

Lockheed Martin Working On New Generation Of GPS

GPS technology can have problems, including a weak signal. But CBS4’s Paul Day learned space engineers at Lockheed Martin are working on a new generation of GPS to benefit both the public and the military.

10/13/2012

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