The “Lucy” mission will cross billions of miles to visit multiple asteroids known as Trojans. Colorado scientists will build the spacecraft and direct the mission.
In the future, you may live in a Martian lava house and go boating on Titan’s methane lakes, according to two new books by Colorado authors.
Lockheed-Martin's GOES-R satellite, built in Colorado, will replace an aging one, and will be able to pinpoint severe weather more accurately.
- NASA used aircraft-mounted sensors to track methane pollution from more than 250 sources-- mostly gas wells, storage tanks, processing facilities and pipelines.Read more
- The spacecraft is expected to reach the asteroid in 2018, and return to Earth five years later.Read more
As NASA envisions a permanent settlement on Mars, the “Ice House” wins a design award for 3-D printed Martian shelters.
- The money will go to the Boulder university's Fiske Planetarium, where staff and students will produce two- to four-minute videos.Read more
There may be water flowing on Mars, NASA says. But according to scientist Jennifer Hanley, it's not worth taking a drink.