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Bobby Braun

Five Questions for Dean Bobby Braun

March 28, 2017

When Robert Braun was 11, a neighbor brought him to work at the Goddard Space Center in Maryland. Braun was interested in space, and that day, the Viking 1 lander was scheduled to touch down on Mars, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to land on another planet. The youngster stood... Read more »
Dan Scheeres giving a presentation.

Groundbreaking space missions, student success focus of CU Boulder Aerospace Summit

March 10, 2017

Alumni, industry execs and other space buffs celebrated the state’s growing prominence in aerospace—from probing the Bennu asteroid to an array of industry partnerships—at the second annual CU Boulder Aerospace Summit earlier this week. The summit, held at the History Colorado Center in Denver, featured an inside look at some... Read more »
The ISS.

Microbes in Microgravity - BioServe In ISS Magazine

March 9, 2017

CU Boulder research associate Luis Zea working at BioServe Space Technologies. By observing the health of astronauts that travel into space, scientists have learned that microgravity has important effects on the human body, causing substantial changes to our bones and muscles. However, scientists have also found that microgravity has dramatic... Read more »
Christine Reilly

AES junior lands fellowship at Virgin Galactic

March 8, 2017

Some high school students seem to have their entire lives already mapped out. Christine Reilly was not one of them -- picking a college major was not easy. Now, as a CU Boulder Smead Aerospace junior and Norlin Scholar, she cannot imagine herself anywhere else. In many ways, engineering was... Read more »
Lisa Hardaway

In Memorium: Aerospace Executive Advisory Board Chair Lisa Hardaway

March 8, 2017

Alumna leaves behind a legacy of innovation, advocacy, and amazing pictures of Pluto. Lisa Hardaway, an industry trailblazer and active CU Boulder aerospace alumna has died. She was 50 years old. A 20-year veteran of Ball Aerospace, she played critical roles on projects that advanced our knowledge of the universe... Read more »
A graduation cap from 2016.

2017 Spring and Summer Graduation Information

Feb. 23, 2017

The AES Recognition Ceremony will be held on May 12, 2017 from 3:30-4:30pm at Farrand Field with a reception immediately following from 4:30-5:45pm. Graduating students for spring and summer need to be sure to apply for graduation through MyCUInfo by April 1 st and RSVP for the ceremony by April... Read more »
A quadcopter flying.

Learning to Fly Drones on Campus

Feb. 21, 2017

Are you planning to use a drone or quad copter in your next research project? Do you know the rules? CU Boulder’s Integrated Remote and In Situ Sensing (IRISS) does, and they can help you fly higher and further than you thought possible. Seriously, they literally have permission from the... Read more »
Kristine Larson

Larson awarded honorary doctorate for groundbreaking GPS research

Feb. 17, 2017

Congratulations to CU Boulder aerospace professor Kristine Larson for being awarded an honorary doctorate from the Chalmers University of Technology! Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chalmers is known for its engineering education and research programs. Larson is receiving the doctorate in recognition of her groundbreaking research using GPS signals to measure... Read more »
SpaceX Dragon Capsule

SpaceX launch carrying CU Boulder BioServe cargo

Feb. 16, 2017

Several students are playing significant roles in the upcoming launch of a SpaceX rocket carrying two CU Boulder payloads – one designed to help researchers better understand and perhaps outsmart dangerous infections like MRSA, another to help increase the proliferation of stem cells in space, a potential boon for biomedical... Read more »
Colorado Space Grant Consortium undergraduates heading for NASA this week to present a new spacecraft design for moving cargo from Earth orbit to the moon and Mars are, from left to right, Olivia Zanoni, Gerardo Pulido, Gabriel Walker and Justin Norman

Student team set to take 'game-changing' solution to NASA competition

Feb. 14, 2017

Colorado Space Grant Consortium undergraduates heading for NASA this week to present a new spacecraft design for moving cargo from Earth orbit to the moon and Mars are, from left to right, Olivia Zanoni, Gerardo Pulido, Gabriel Walker and Justin Norman. Four CU Boulder juniors, all from Colorado, are headed... Read more »

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