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Photo Gallery: 4/20 At Civic Center Park

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The Maven Orbiter (credit: CBS)

New NASA Mars Mission Led By CU Aims To Reveal How Mars Lost Air & Water

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.

11/15/2013

An image from the funeral (credit: CBS)

Space Pioneer Scott Carpenter Recalled As Curious, Adventuresome

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.

11/02/2013

Colorado native Scott Carpenter, seen here in this 1959 photo, was born in Boulder in 1925.  He was the second American astronaut to orbit the Earth and the fourth American to enter into space. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Funeral Set For Astronaut Scott Carpenter

Astronaut Scott Carpenter is being remembered by friends, family members and dignitaries at a funeral service in Colorado on Saturday.

11/02/2013

Scott Carpenter (credit: CBS)

Friends Of Colorado’s Scott Carpenter Look Back On His Life

Boulder has always been proud to claim Scott Carpenter as a native, and on Thursday friends, family and residents remembered the pioneer.

10/11/2013

Colorado native Scott Carpenter, seen here in this 1959 photo, was born in Boulder in 1925.  He was the second American astronaut to orbit the Earth and the fourth American to enter into space. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Colorado Native Scott Carpenter, 2nd U.S. Astronaut In Orbit, Dies

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.

10/10/2013

Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Space Systems Dream Chaser prototype space-access vehicle at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on May 22, 2013 in Edwards, Calif. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Colorado Company Tests Spacecraft In California Desert

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.

08/23/2013

A Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital rocket carrying experiments developed by university students nationwide in the RockSat-X program was successfully launched at 6 a.m. EDT August 13. (credit: nasa.gov)

Rocket Launches From Virginia Carrying Student Projects

A NASA rocket carrying experiments developed by university students from across the nation has been launched from Wallops Flight Facility.

08/13/2013

Beth Ann Rozinek and Zac Drake with their family (credit: CBS)

Sailor Surprises His Mom At Her CU Denver Graduation Ceremony

A sailor deployed overseas traveled halfway around the world to surprise his mother as received her degree from the University of Colorado Denver.

05/18/2013

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CSU Researchers Excited After Satellite Captures Clear View From Space

A rare cloud-free night allowed NASA and NOAA to take a satellite photo of the U.S. and much of North America showing the man-made glow of lights.

12/07/2012

The moon rises over Denver. (credit: CBS)

Boulder Company Wants To Send You To The Moon

A company in Boulder wants to send you to the moon– for a big price.

12/07/2012

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