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.
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.
NASA's CU-Built Maven Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit
Colorado-Built Spacecraft Will Enter Mars' Orbit On SundayThis 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.
NASA's CU-Built Maven Spacecraft To Reach Mars This WeekendMars, get ready for another visitor or two. This weekend, NASA's Maven spacecraft will reach the red planet following a 10-month journey spanning 442 million miles.
CU Students & Faculty Watch Their Spacecraft Leave For MarsNASA’s Maven robotic explorer is headed for Mars with scientists and engineers at the University of Colorado leading the mission.
NASA's Newest Mars Flyer Will Explore AtmosphereThe robotic explorer called Maven is due to blast off Monday on a 10-month journey to the red planet.
Spacecraft Built In Colorado Ready To Head To MarsThe next mission to Mars is ready for launch, and the spacecraft was built in Colorado.