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Denver Woman A Finalist To Start A Colony On Mars

They’re calling it the next giant leap for mankind — putting people on the surface of Mars. It may seem like science fiction, but for a Netherlands nonprofit, it’s fact.

07/09/2014

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

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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

The Maven Orbiter (credit: CBS)

NASA’s Newest Mars Flyer Will Explore Atmosphere

The robotic explorer called Maven is due to blast off Monday on a 10-month journey to the red planet.

11/16/2013

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10/21/2013

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

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Lockheed Martin To Begin Final Assembly Of Mars Spacecraft

Lockheed Martin in Jefferson County is hard at work on the next mission to Mars.

09/11/2012

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NASA Awards Colorado Company Millions To Build Space Products

Colorado is becoming a major player in the space industry and NASA just awarded a local company millions of dollars to build space products.

08/08/2012

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Several Colorado Companies Rejoice As ‘Curiosity’ Lands On Mars

There was great excitement at NASA and several Colorado companies Monday morning after off one of the most complicated space missions ever, and the one-ton Mars rover named “Curiosity” is already sending back its first pictures.

08/06/2012

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