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A partial Solar eclipse is seen just after sunrise over the Queens borough of New York across the East River on November 3, 2013 in New York. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado To See Partial Solar Eclipse Thursday

Much of Canada and the United States will be treated to a partial solar eclipse on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

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

NASA’s CU-Built Maven Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. The robotic explorer […]

09/22/2014

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

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NASA’s CU-Built Maven Spacecraft To Reach Mars This Weekend

Mars, 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.

09/17/2014

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NASA Helping Colorado Nonprofit Make More Donated Human Tissue Available

A nonprofit in Centennial working with NASA scientists is hoping to use space technology to make sure donated human tissue is safe.

09/16/2014

Steve Swanson (credit: NASA)

CU Grad Steve Swanson Returns To Earth

NASA astronaut and University of Colorado alum Steve Swanson is back on Earth.

09/10/2014

Steve Swanson (credit: NASA.gov)

CU Grad Steve Swanson Set To Return From Space

NASA astronaut and University of Colorado alum Steve Swanson is preparing to return to Earth.

09/09/2014

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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Low-Flying Planes Along Front Range Studying Air Pollutants

Colorado residents who’ve spotted large low-flying aircraft in recent days needn’t worry.

07/29/2014

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