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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

The Orion watch party at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (credit: CBS)

Excitement Surrounds Orion Despite Scrubbed Launch

Despite the scrubbed launch of the Orion spacecraft, there is a renewed excitement surrounding space travel as was evident during the early morning watch party at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

12/04/2014

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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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