NASA’s Maven robotic explorer is headed for Mars with scientists and engineers at the University of Colorado leading the mission.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer, Maven, rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel the ancient mystery of the red planet’s radical climate change in an effort led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
The robotic explorer called Maven is due to blast off Monday on a 10-month journey to the red planet.
How did Mars lose its air, water and possible life? It’s a Martian mystery that NASA hopes to solve with a new spacecraft that was built in Colorado.
Astronaut Scott Carpenter had an adventuresome spirit and was driven to know everything he could about the universe, fellow space pioneer John Glenn said Saturday at Carpenter’s funeral.
Astronaut Scott Carpenter is being remembered by friends, family members and dignitaries at a funeral service in Colorado on Saturday.
Boulder has always been proud to claim Scott Carpenter as a native, and on Thursday friends, family and residents remembered the pioneer.
Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth, was guided by two instincts: overcoming fear and quenching his insatiable curiosity. He pioneered his way into the heights of space and the depths of the ocean floor.
A Colorado company developing a spaceship to take astronauts to the International Space Station has run the craft through a series of tests at a NASA facility in California.
A NASA rocket carrying experiments developed by university students from across the nation has been launched from Wallops Flight Facility.