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Longmont’s DigitalGlobe Has Satellite That Offers High-Resolution Images

Satellite company DigitalGlobe Inc. says it has the technical ability and government clearance necessary to offer higher-resolution images.

02/25/2015

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CU-Boulder Fallen Astronauts Remembered At Campus Ceremony

University of Colorado-Boulder alumni Ellison Onizuka and Kalpana Chawla, who died in space shuttle accidents 17 years apart, are being remembered at the Boulder campus on Saturday.

01/31/2015

Austin Braun talks with CBS4's Karen Morfitt (credit: CBS)

NASA’s Next Big Launch Once Again Includes Ties To Colorado

On Thursday NASA will launch a first-of-its-kind satellite into orbit, and Colorado has a key role in the mission. The information collected over a three-year orbit will be invaluable to Colorado.

01/26/2015

Space-X launch (credit: NASA)

CU Researchers Play Big Part In Space-X Mission

The Space-X cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station after a successful launch last weekend. Included on board are equipment and experiments from the University of Colorado in Boulder.

01/14/2015

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket launches on January 10, 2015 as it heads to space from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the Dragon CRS5 spacecraft on a resupply mision to the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon cargo vessel should arrive at the space station at 6:12 am (1112 GMT) on January 12, NASA said. The cargo ship is carrying more than 5,000 pounds (2,268 kilograms) of supplies to the astronauts living in orbit.       AFP PHOTO/BRUCE WEAVER (credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

SpaceX With CU Cargo Launches For NASA

SpaceX sent a supply ship with experimental hardware from the University of Colorado soaring flawlessly toward the International Space Station on Saturday.

01/10/2015

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Rocket Problem Postpones SpaceX Launch Of Colorado Cargo

A SpaceX flight that contained experimental cargo from the University of Colorado was called off Tuesday because of rocket trouble.

01/06/2015

Orion at Naval Base San Diego on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado-Built Orion Spacecraft Returned To Dry Land After Test Flight

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft, which was built in Colorado, returned to dry land in Southern California after a test flight that ended with a plunge into the Pacific Ocean.

12/09/2014

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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.

12/05/2014

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from its launchpad on December 5, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The heavy-lift rocket will boost the unmanned Orion capsule to an altitude of 3,600 miles, and returning for a splashdown west of Baja California after a four and half hour flight.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Launches New Colorado-Built Orion Spacecraft And New Era

NASA’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.

12/05/2014

The Orion spacecraft on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center (credit: CBS)

Despite Scrubbed Launch, Orion Fans Wait For Next Attempt

Despite the scrubbed launch of the Orion spacecraft, there are fans of the Orion Project waiting for Friday morning’s second attempt.

12/04/2014

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