Natasha Bosanac

CU Boulder aerospace professor earns Air Force grant to study spacecraft trajectories

Feb. 23, 2024

Dr. Natasha Bosanac has earned a 2024 Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program award to advance the study of spacecraft trajectories in cislunar space – the region around the Earth and the Moon. The $450,000, three-year AFOSR Young Investigator Program grant recognizes early career researchers conducting...

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Bosanac honored by Rocky Mountain AIAA

Sept. 14, 2023

Natasha Bosanac has been selected as the 2023 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Rocky Mountain Section Young Professional Engineer of the Year for her "significant impact in the field of space exploration and astrodynamics." Bosanac is an assistant professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace...

The waning gibbous Moon is pictured above the Earth's horizon as the International Space Station above the Atlantic Ocean.

CU Boulder lands $5.5 million Air Force project to advance orbital and AI research

Aug. 23, 2022

A team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers is embarking on a major research project that will advance our understanding of orbital mechanics and monitoring, artificial intelligence, and hypersonics. Led by Marcus Holzinger, an...

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Seminar: Advancing Trajectory and Maneuver Design Strategies within Multi-Body Systems - Sept. 8

Aug. 30, 2021

Natasha Bosanac Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Wednesday, Sept. 8 | 12:00 P.M. | Zoom Abstract: Spacecraft technology is undergoing a significant advance that will expand humanity’s presence in space. Our future involves miniaturized satellites for low-cost and rapid access to space, on-orbit servicing to increase the lifetimes of spacecraft, in-space...

The Women in Aerospace Symposium attendees standing for a photo outside with the Flatirons in the background.

Research, Career Opportunities Highlighted for Women in Aerospace

June 7, 2017

The 2017 CU Boulder-MIT-Stanford Women in Aerospace Symposium was hosted by the Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder on May 31 and June 1. Sixteen outstanding women doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in aerospace engineering disciplines participated, representing a variety of academic institutions across the country. Several male...