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.
Camera Behind New Mars Images Built By Boulder CompanyEngineers at Ball Aerospace thought their device would stop taking pictures in 2008, and never imagined it would lead to something as significant as this.
Colorado Scientists Help With Mars Water DiscoveryLocal Colorado companies played a big role in NASA’s discovery of water on Mars. Both Lockheed Martin and Ball Aerospace have several devices above Mars and returned data that helped scientists.
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.
'New Horizons' About To Reach Pluto With Colorado-Built ExperimentsIt's just two days away from a historic space mission at the edge of the solar system.
'It's Where The Future Is' - Mars Society Plans For Trip To Red PlantPutting people on Mars may seem far fetched to some, but it's the been the of a group in Lakewood for nearly two decades. The Mars Society based in Lakewood has been practicing for the trip.
Highlands Ranch Man Among Mission To Mars FinalistsA group of people from around the world, including one man from Colorado, is a big step closer to getting a one-way ticket to Mars.
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.
'Orion' Project Looks To Future Space TravelThe launch of Orion is not just a big deal for future exploration, it also marks the end of an era.
'Orion' Launch Getting Worldwide AttentionIt's not only Coloradans anxiously awaiting the launch of Orion on Thursday, but excitement is growing worldwide. Orion is the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars.