InSight’s journey of six months and 300 million miles comes to a precarious grand finale Monday afternoon.
If InSight sticks the landing on Mars next Monday, Nov. 26, it will study quakes on the Red Planet.
The Grand Mesa Observatory perches on the edge of the world's largest mesa and peers into the cosmos.
The Center for Space Resources will train students on the skills and technology for the asteroid mining jobs of the future.
The Colorado Springs Republican disagrees with critics who say the move is unnecessary and could take jobs and money away from his district.
In order to understand how space travel affects the human body and the aging process, scientists are comparing Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space, to his identical twin Mark Kelly, who stayed on Earth.
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.
Humanity may have just gained the upper hand in the galactic battle against solar storms.
The $800 million mission will pull alongside Bennu, a NASA-classified “potentially hazardous asteroid,” in 2018. The spacecraft will study the asteroid, collect a piece of it and return the sample to Earth.