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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 […]

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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

Scientists from NASA will be flying over Colorado testing the ozone. (credit: CBS)

Scientists Fly Over Colorado To Test Ozone

Low-flying aircraft will be flying along the Front Range over the next several weeks to test Colorado’s ozone.

07/16/2014

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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

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