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.
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.
Michael Gass is leaving United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin that he helped form in 2006.
Fire training in Colorado can help save lives at the bottom of the planet.
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.
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.
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.
The next mission to Mars is ready for launch, and the spacecraft was built in Colorado.
NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver is coming to Colorado to view the next spacecraft to launch to Mars.
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.