Jim Voss

Conference on World Affairs: Talking isolation and loneliness with astronaut Jim Voss

Sept. 14, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder Conference on World Affairs included a special virtual panel: "Zooming" in on Loneliness, featuring five-time NASA astronaut and Smead Aerospace Scholar in Residence Jim Voss. The event was streamed live on Sept. 11...


CU Boulder team advances in NASA tech competition

Feb. 26, 2020

University of Colorado Boulder students are designing next-generation spacesuit technology. The CU Technology for Extreme Environments (CUTEE) Club is competing in the NASA SUITS Challenge to design and create an augmented reality system – an interactive, heads-up display – that could present live electronic information to astronauts inside their...

An astronaut on a spacewalk.

Students designing augmented reality system for astronauts

Dec. 20, 2018

NASA is turning to university students for help with the next big space technology – augmented reality. The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected by NASA as one of 16 colleges to participate in the Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students (SUITS) 2019 challenge. The mission? To develop an...

Jim Voss with his plane.

Aerospace faculty member Jim Voss has been to space five times. Commuting from Houston to Boulder is no big deal

Sept. 4, 2018

Jim Voss is no stranger to work travel. In one two-year stretch, he flew monthly between Houston and a job site in Star City, Russia, near Moscow. That wasn’t even extreme: As a NASA astronaut, Voss (MAero’74; HonPhD’00) circled Earth more than 550 times during five Space Shuttle missions. He...