NASA photo

The Right Stuff

June 1, 2020

Forty-five years ago, Vance Brand made history when he and his Apollo crew members met with Soviet cosmonauts in space, only to narrowly survive a near-fatal landing back on Earth.

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.

space mining

Mining for Gold in Space

Oct. 1, 2019

A metal-extracting bacterium could change mining as we know it.

Aerospace Building

Up, Up and Away

Oct. 1, 2019

The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences includes a bioastronautics lab, a payload operations center with a real-time communications link to the International Space Station and an indoor drone testing space.

Smead Ribbon Cutting

Photo of the Week: Ribbon Cutting

Aug. 30, 2019

Monday, Aug. 26 marked the first day of school for CU students, and the opening of the university's new Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building.

Laurie Cantillo in front of a rocket at NASA

The Creator of NASA's First Podcast

Laurie Cantillo, NASA communicator and educator, is on a mission to get more people engaged in science — especially girls.

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.

Bobby Braun poses for a photograph in his lab

Inquiry: Talking Moon and Mars with Engineering Dean Bobby Braun

The former NASA chief technologist and current CU engineering dean discusses the moon, Mars and why we should think there's life on other planets.

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?"

Photo of the Blood Wolf Moon

NOW — Jan. 20, 2019

Did you miss this year's super blood wolf moon? Don't worry, CU photographer Glenn Asakawa's got you covered.

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