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NASA Scrubs Launch Of Colorado-Built Orion; Will Try Again Friday

Wind gusts and sticky fuel valves conspired to keep NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft on the launch pad Thursday, delaying a crucial test flight meant to revitalize human exploration.

12/04/2014

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‘Orion’ Project Looks To Future Space Travel

The launch of Orion is not just a big deal for future exploration, it also marks the end of an era.

12/03/2014

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‘Orion’ Launch Getting Worldwide Attention

It’s not only Coloradans anxiously awaiting the launch of Orion on Thursday, but excitement is growing worldwide. Orion is the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars.

12/03/2014

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Colorado Connections To Help Launch ‘Orion’

Many Coloradans are anxiously awaiting the launch of Orion on Thursday, the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars.

12/03/2014

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Longmont Teen To Document Launch Of Colorado-Built ‘Orion’ On Social Media

The Colorado-built spacecraft Orion is set to launch Thursday morning. It’s the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars. The event will be detailed moment by moment on social media.

12/03/2014

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NASA’s Launch Of Orion Will Be A Huge Day For Colorado

Colorado’s aerospace industry is about the lead the way into space with the Orion Project.

12/02/2014

The Orion spacecraft built by Lockheed Martin in Jefferson County. (credit: CBS)

NASA Launching Colorado’s Orion Spacecraft On Test Flight

NASA’s quest to send astronauts out into the solar system begins this week with a two-laps-around-Earth test flight.

12/02/2014

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.

10/21/2014

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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

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