News & Deals

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Ball Corporation contributes more than $1 million to CU Boulder

August 22, 2019   The University of Colorado Boulder Thursday announced two major gifts from Ball Corporation and its foundation, including a $1 million gift from Ball to support the university’s new Aerospace Engineering Sciences building opening this fall.  The Ball Foundation, the…

NOAA Selects SpaceNav for Advanced Space Situational Awareness Services

August 20, 2019   BOULDER, CO − SpaceNav, a Colorado-based engineering and applied mathematics company has been awarded a new contract by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deliver subject matter expertise for Space Situational Awareness (SSA) operations. NOAA’s…

Students to send hundreds of leaf-sized spacecraft to the moon

July 24, 2019   Fifty years ago today, the command module of the Apollo 11 spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, safely returning the first astronauts to set foot on the moon.  Now, students from Colorado and across the world will continue that legacy of exploration via the Great Lunar…

United Launch Alliance Wins Multi-Year Competitive Contract Award to Launch Critical National Security Space Missions for the U.S. Space Force

August 10, 2020   Centennial, COLO. -  The U.S. Space Force announced today that United Launch Alliance (ULA) was awarded a firm, fixed-price, indefinite-delivery contract to launch 60 percent of the missions on its newest launch procurement contract. This contract resulted from a competitive…

Satellite mission selected to explore binary asteroid

June 20, 2019 BOULDER —A team led by CU Boulder landed a coveted finalist spot in a new NASA program that will launch small satellites into space to explore the origins and evolution of the solar system. The CU Boulder group has proposed a mission that will send two of these miniature craft to…

Ozmens’ SNC Selected for NASA Tipping Point Contract for its Groundbreaking Technology to Produce Oxygen on the Moon

November 17, 2020   SPARKS, Nev.. - Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, has been selected for a contract as part of NASA’s Tipping Point solicitation to further develop its carbothermal reduction process, which harvests…