NASA photo of new spacesuit

No Place Like Space

Feb. 1, 2020

Patrick Pischulti helped NASA design a spacesuit for the newest generation of astronauts.

CU's Mars Missions

Infographic: CU's Martian Missions

CU scientists have been involved in learning about our neighbor in the solar system since at least the 1960s.

Jack Burns poses for a portrait

Heading Back to the Moon (This Time, For Good)

Getting humans back to the moon is one thing. Jack Burns and other CU scientists are asking, "How can we stay?"

safe cracking class

Campus News — Spring 2019

Going to Mars, CU's Safecracking Class and the Congressional Papers (and Tweets)

Jill Seubert

One Second

Dec. 1, 2017

Jill Seubert had done everything possible to ensure their calculations and directions were correct.

Artist's rendering of Mars crater wet vs. dry

Inquiry: Mars MAVEN

Dec. 1, 2014

A NASA mission to Mars led by CU-Boulder and Bruce Jakosky of CU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is gathering data expected to answer long-standing questions about how and why the Red Planet has changed over the eons.

The Atlas V MAVEN spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

A Flawless Launch

March 1, 2014

CU-Boulder-led Mars mission Launch a success.

mars lake

Lake-Front Property on Mars Discovered

Sept. 1, 2009

CU investigators discovered the first evidence of shorelines on Mars in June, indicating a deep, ancient lake. A Holy Grail of sorts, the finding could help scientists zero in on evidence of past life on the planet.