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The DC-10 at the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Buys Fire-Spotting Planes To Battle Fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.

08/20/2014

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

"Curiosity" (credit: NASA)

Several Colorado Companies Rejoice As ‘Curiosity’ Lands On Mars

There was great excitement at NASA and several Colorado companies Monday morning after off one of the most complicated space missions ever, and the one-ton Mars rover named “Curiosity” is already sending back its first pictures.

08/06/2012

The Dream Chaser (credit: CBS)

Real Spaceship Spotted In Broomfield

CBS4 received some calls and emails from viewers who thought they saw a spaceship in Broomfield Tuesday morning. It turns out they were right.

05/29/2012

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