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New Horizons (credit: CBS)

CU’s ‘Student Dust Counter’ On New Horizons Spacecraft Arrives At Pluto

A Colorado-built spacecraft made history Tuesday morning. Nearly a decade after it launched, New Horizons is flying by Pluto and is capturing pictures and information never seen before.

07/14/2015

New Horizons (credit: CBS)

What Do They Hope To Find On Pluto? ‘Well, Plutonians Of Course’

It’s about six billion miles away, but the New Horizons spacecraft is approaching Pluto for an historic visit, and it has dozens of ties to Colorado.

07/13/2015

United Launch Alliance Pres. & CEO Mike Yankovich at the Children's Museum (credit: CBS)

Colorado-Based Space Exploration Company Supports Children’s Museum

The Colorado-based space exploration company United Launch Alliance showed its support for the Children’s Museum on Wednesday in conjunction with the launch of the mysterious “space plane.”

05/20/2015

The space plane launch on Wednesday (credit: United Launch Alliance)

‘Space Plane’ Built By Colorado Company Blasts Off

A mysterious “space plane” blasted off into space on Wednesday but not much is known about it.

05/20/2015

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Aerospace Industry Takes Over At The State Capitol

Politics took a back seat to science for a time Monday at the state Capitol as the aerospace industry took over.

03/23/2015

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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‘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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