CU Boulder campus from the air.

Future Insight Seminar: So, you want to clean up space? - May 2

April 25, 2023

Krystal Scordo Astroscale, Inc. Tuesday, May 2 | 4:00 P.M. | Hybrid: Zoom & AERO 111 Free Pizza for Attendees! - RSVP for Pizza Please join Mark Sirangelo as he welcomes Krystal Scordo, a CU Boulder alumna, for a fascinating talk on orbital debris: what it is, what does the...

Alumni with Dr. Gerren.

Alumni, faculty honored at Smead Aerospace banquet

April 24, 2023

The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences honored graduates and faculty during a special 2023 alumni banquet. Seven graduates were recognized for achievements in education, industry, research, and public service.

A design expo team posing with their project.

Flickr Album: Design Symposium 2023

April 21, 2023

The 2023 Senior and Graduate Design Symposium in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences was held Apr. 21, 2023. Student teams presented their projects to industry mentors, friends, family, and faculty in the all day event.

Bob Cabana addressing students.

CU Boulder, LASP welcome NASA leaders to campus

April 21, 2023

NASA leaders visited the University of Colorado Boulder campus following the 38th annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs and the Space Weather Workshop in Boulder. On Thursday morning, April 20, NASA Associate Administrator Bob Cabana toured the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. In the afternoon, LASP also hosted Nicola...

Mach Electric Aerospace poses with judges.

Startups poised to make pitches a reality, thanks to annual New Venture Challenge

April 14, 2023

What if improving one’s athletic performance through supplements was simpler and more affordable? What if instead of producing emissions, airplanes could take carbon out of the air? And what if learning a new language was as fun as listening to music? These ideas and more are no longer “what ifs,”...

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Seminar: How Space is Becoming a Theater for Grand Strategy - Apr. 14

April 11, 2023

How Space is Becoming a Theater for Grand Strategy: The Scramble for the Skies and the Competition to Control the Resources of Outer Space Peter Garretson Senior Fellow in Defense Studies, American Foreign Policy Council Friday, Apr. 14 | 11:45 a.m. | AERO 120 Abstract: Great power competition in space...

Bob Cabana

Special Seminar: Bob Cabana - NASA Associate Administrator and former astronaut - Apr. 19

April 10, 2023

Bob Cabana, a four-time Space Shuttle astronaut and current NASA Associate Administrator will talk about the Artemis Program and NASA’s plans for the exploration of our solar system...

An astronaut working with one of the experiments on orbit.

Heart experiments to help astronauts live better in space

April 5, 2023

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are hard at work on research guided by students and researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder. Two cardiovascular tissue experiments were...

Penny Axelrad

How GPS Changed Everything - April 15

April 4, 2023

The Global Positioning System (GPS), fully operational since 1995, has redefined what it means to navigate in the world. GPS receivers serve to guide airplanes, Uber drivers, tractors and satellites. GPS timing synchronizes power grids, telecommunications networks and bank transactions. GPS is also essential in scientific measurements of the motion...

Charles Bolden with bioastronautics students

Former astronaut and NASA administrator offers advice, perspective to Boulder aerospace students

March 29, 2023

Former NASA administrator and astronaut Charles Bolden addressed University of Colorado Boulder students in a special seminar on the past and future of spaceflight and space exploration...