CU Boulder Reception at the 34th Space Symposium

Join CU Boulder for a reception at the 34th National Space Symposium

March 23, 2018

Please join us for a reception at the 34th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, April 18. Come meet our leaders and get the latest news on CU Boulder's aerospace-related initiatives.

Aerospace Day at the Capitol

2018 Aerospace Day at the Colorado Capitol

Feb. 20, 2018

Join the conversation about how Colorado became one of the largest space economies per capita in the nation—and how Colorado legislators can effectively support aerospace in our state.

CU Boulder finalist team

CU Boulder team finalists in NASA Mars competition

Jan. 23, 2018

Wanted: college students to help NASA get to Mars. No prior Martian experience necessary. The space agency is turning to an unlikely resource in its quest to conquer the red planet, and CU Boulder students are answering the call.

Supermassive black hole

Researchers catch supermassive black hole burping—twice

Jan. 11, 2018

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Julie Comerford, who led the study, said the supermassive black hole under study appears to have belched – essentially blasting out jets of bright light from the gas it inhaled—two times over the course of about 100,000 years.

Student-built CubeSat

How a student satellite solved a major space mystery

Dec. 14, 2017

A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth's radiation belts is now solved, thanks to a satellite built and operated by students.

BG Shaw at ASV Day 2017

Exploring the 21st century space economy at AeroSpace Ventures Day 2017

Sept. 19, 2017

About AeroSpace Ventures CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures, housed within the Research & Innovation Office (RIO) , brings together researchers, students, industry leaders, government partners and entrepreneurs to envision and create the future for space and Earth systems. Learn more . This year’s sold-out AeroSpace Ventures Day at CU Boulder’s University...


The Voyager spacecraft: 40 years in space, surreal solar system discoveries

Sept. 5, 2017

In 1977, two NASA space probes destined to forever upend our view of the solar system launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. CU Boulder scientists, who designed and built identical instruments for Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, were as stunned as anyone when the spacecraft began sending back data to Earth.

Colorado Space Business Roundtable logo

CU Boulder joins Colorado Space Business Roundtable road trip across Colorado

July 13, 2017

Last week, the University of Colorado Boulder AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) team took part in the 4 th annual Colorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR) road trip across the state of Colorado to increase visibility and cohesiveness across the state’s considerable space-related assets. Along with a host of other objectives, the CSBR...

New aerospace building design

New flagship aerospace facility approved by CU regents

June 16, 2017

CU Boulder is set to begin construction this fall of a new 139,000-square-foot aerospace engineering building that will help the College of Engineering and Applied Science enhance its reputation as a national leader in aerospace education and research.

JILA physicists take flight with ultracold atoms

Taking flight with ultracold atoms

May 19, 2017

CU Boulder and JILA physicists take laser-cooled atoms airborne as part of an effort to improve aerospace sensing and navigation.