asteroid research spacecraft

Riding Along on a Historic Asteroid Mission

Nov. 6, 2023

CU researchers have been involved with the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which launched in 2016 and landed in September.

Jim Voss Astronaut Photo

What's In an Astronaut's Phone?

July 10, 2023

Astronaut Jim Voss shares what he uses his phone for most.

Illustration of astronaut looking back at Earth

Running Out of Space

March 6, 2023

Space environmentalist Moriba Jah is on a mission to manage space debris.

Moriba Jah

CU Boulder Alum Named a 2022 MacArthur Fellow

Nov. 15, 2022

Astrodynamicist and space environmentalist Moriba Jah is among the prestigious 25-member cohort of the 2022 MacArthur Fellows Program.

galaxies photographed by the James Webb Telescope

Images From the James Webb Space Telescope

Nov. 7, 2022

Much of the world was awestruck when NASA published the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope.

Mars simulation

CU Student Embarks on a Simulated Mars Mission

Nov. 5, 2021

PhD student Shayna Hume and her crew of “Red Planet People” found out firsthand what life on Mars could be like by spending two weeks inside a simulated mission.

unidentified flying object

The Condon Report: CU Boulder’s Historic UFO Study

Nov. 5, 2021

Very few official UFO studies have been conducted, but CU Boulder boasts one of these rare reports.

The Emirates Mars Mission Hope Spacecraft prior to shipment to Dubai.

Everything You Need to Know About CU’s Involvement in the Emirates Mars Mission

March 31, 2021

As scientists from both the MBRSC and LASP continue to work together and collect data from the Emirates Mars Mission, here’s a look at CU’s involvement in the collaborative, community-building nature of the UAE-led project.

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Infographic: Beyond the Bluebird Sky

March 18, 2021

With at least eight institutions dedicated to solar and space physics, the city of Boulder is a global mecca for science related to the sun.

Several Sounding Rocket Lab team members prepare to launch their rockets.

Photo of the Week: CU Sounding Rocket Laboratory

March 4, 2021

On the CU Boulder campus, a group of about 100 dedicated students are working hard in the Sounding Rocket Laboratory. Their goal: to send things into space.