CU Boulder has joined forces with universities and space agencies from around the world in an international effort to design and build small satellites as a way to train future scientists and engineers.
A solar instrument package designed and built by CU Boulder, considered a key tool to help monitor the planet's climate, has arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a targeted November launch.
Chris Heckman and his students are working to strengthen the decision-making capabilities of autonomous cars. Though mostly focused on Earth-bound activities, the technology platform could one day further space exploration.
Measurements over the first 1,000 days of the MAVEN mission are providing insight into how the sun stripped Mars of most of its atmosphere, turning a planet once possibly habitable to microbial life into a barren desert world.