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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

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

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