AeroSpace Ventures Research Blitz reinforces CU Boulder’s standing as a vital aerospace hub

AeroSpace Ventures Research Blitz reinforces CU Boulder’s standing as a vital aerospace hub

March 26, 2019

Photo: Jeff Zehnder When a distinguished group of Naval personnel casually dropped into this week’s AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) Research Blitz, it gave an unexpected boost to an event already packed with aerospace trailblazers from government, industry and academia. The event, hosted by AeroSpace Ventures and held in the LASP Aerospace...

CU Boulder Reception @ 35th Space Symposium

CU Boulder Reception @ 35th Space Symposium

March 18, 2019

Please join us for a reception at the 35th Space Symposium When : Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 5:30—7 p.m. Where : The Robert Trent Jones Room (2nd level of Broadmoor Spa & Golf Club), The Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO Come get the latest news on CU Boulder's aerospace-related...

Scientists and dignitaries celebrate 7 decades of CU Boulder in space

Scientists and dignitaries celebrate 7 decades of CU Boulder in space

March 4, 2019

In 1948, William Pietenpol, the chair of physics at the University of Colorado, assembled a team of scientists and engineers for an ambitious venture: to launch an Aerobee rocket into the upper reaches of Earth’s atmosphere and collect new observations of the ultraviolet radiation emanating from the sun.

CU Boulder lands a slot on first Orion flight around the moon

CU Boulder lands a slot on first Orion flight around the moon

March 4, 2019

A little piece of Colorado is going to the moon. When NASA launches Orion EM-1 in 2020, its first mission to orbit the moon since 1972, experiments from the University of Colorado Boulder will be aboard.

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Front Range Industry & Postdoc Summit (FRIPS)

Sept. 21, 2018

The Postdoctoral Association of Colorado Boulder and the NIST Postdoctoral Early-Career Association of Researchers are happy to announce the first annual Front Range Industry and Postdoc Summit.

 Here comes the sun: New spacecraft to fly closer than ever before

Here comes the sun: New spacecraft to fly closer than ever before

Aug. 13, 2018

On August 11, CU Boulder’s David Malaspina will have a front-row seat for the launch of NASA’s newest mission, the Parker Solar Probe. The event, which is scheduled to take place at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, will be a must-see for scientists who have spent their careers watching the sun.

The outer limits: New satellite to probe solar system's edges

The outer limits: New satellite to probe solar system's edges

July 30, 2018

Researchers at CU Boulder will soon set their sights on the heliosphere, a massive bubble in space that surrounds our solar system and shields it from incoming radiation. NASA’s recently announced Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) mission, which is slated to launch in 2024, will hover close to one million miles from Earth where it will observe the outermost edges of the solar system—the limits of our sun’s influence on space.

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Investment Forum sparks discussion on challenges, opportunities in Colorado aerospace

May 22, 2018

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and the Colorado Space Business Roundtable convened a forum on May 17, 2018 to explore current investment challenges facing Colorado’s aerospace industry.

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). (Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)

Planet-hunting satellite launches to search for alien worlds

May 2, 2018

At 6:51 p.m. on April 18, a rocket carrying NASA’s latest space satellite, called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), blasted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. CU Boulder Assistant Professor Zach Berta-Thompson was on the ground for the launch.

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MD5 Hacking for Defense Capstone Pitches: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

April 30, 2018

Help celebrate the final night of MD5's Hacking for Defense course. Hear the teams pitch solutions to real national security issues and dive in deeper to the topics in the break-out sessions.

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