Ellison's Ball

Ellison's Ball

On the third floor of Old Main, encased in glass in an exhibition hall chronicling CU Boulder’s distinguished history in space, there’s a football with “Colorado” pressed into the pigskin.

Portrait of Jim Voss in front of his airplanes

Long-Distance Commuter

Sept. 1, 2018

Jim Voss has been to space five times. He can handle the Houston-to-Boulder commute.

Pluto

Chasing New Horizons

Alan Stern (PhD Astro’89) led NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto. It was quite the journey.

Space Exploration

Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

Humanity has always looked to the stars, but it hasn’t been until relatively recently that we have managed to travel into space. Carolyn Collins Petersen’s (Edu’78; MJour’96) book, titled "Space Explorations: Past, Present, Future," takes you there.

New Horizons

Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

On July 14, 2015, more than 3 billion miles from Earth, a small NASA spacecraft called New Horizons screamed past Pluto at more than 32,000 miles per hour.

Pathways class

Anyone Out There?

March 1, 2018

Students in “Pathway to Space,” the gateway course for CU Boulder’s space minor, released 170 balloons in January.

14er illustration

Where'd My 14er Go?

Dec. 1, 2017

A new way of measuring elevation in the U.S. will yield the most accurate results yet — but might cost Colorado a couple 14ers.

bike

Campus News Briefs – Winter 2017

Dec. 1, 2017

Boulder named happiest city, Cassini's dramatic end, a dance legend and new marijuana research.

Jill Seubert

One Second

Dec. 1, 2017

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

cu aerospace

CU Around - Aerospace

Sept. 1, 2017

CU Boulder’s aerospace engineers are preparing to lift off from central campus and land squarely in a burgeoning innovation hub on East Campus.

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