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The following items link to media coverage of LASP in various news outlets, online magazines, editorial pieces, and blogs. The content of these articles and blog posts does not necessarily reflect the views of LASP, our collaborators, or our funding agencies.


MAVEN and the case of the missing Martian atmosphere, Thurs., Nov. 12, 2015

CU-Boulder scientists await results of mission’s brush with Saturn moon, Thurs., Oct. 29, 2015

The devastating potential of an extreme solar storm and what the White House is doing about it, Thurs., Oct. 29, 2015

NASA’s MAVEN project reacts to water on Mars, Tues., Oct. 20, 2015

Winners announced for 2015 Governor’s Awards for High-Impact Research, Thurs., Oct. 1, 2015

Space exploration: New Horizons, Wed., Sept. 16, 2015

UWF student researches ways to improve space missions, Tues., Aug. 18, 2015

Lake may have held last signs of life on Mars, Mon., Aug. 10, 2015

Boulder business working with NASA to explore a moon of Jupiter, Sun., Aug. 9, 2015

Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system, Fri., July 24, 2015

NASA: Mission discovers new planet in “Habitable” zone, Thurs., July 23, 2015

2 linked to spacecraft Arkansans, Sun., July 19, 2015

On its way to Pluto, New Horizons became a tool for education like no other probe, Fri., July 17, 2015

WAS THERE AN AURORA NEAR YOU?, Fri., July 17, 2015

Pluto Mission Has Fort Smith Ties, Thurs., July 16, 2015

New Horizons, mission with strong Boulder ties, cruises past Pluto and ‘phones home’, Wed., July 15, 2015

NASA, CU scientists cheer New Horizons flyby of Pluto, Wed., July 15, 2015

New Horizons “phones home,” CU-Boulder students, faculty elated, Wed., July 15, 2015

From Pluto to Colorado: State’s strong ties to New Horizons mission, Wed., July 15, 2015

The Pluto Encounter, Mon., July 13, 2015

Lifting the Veil on Pluto’s Atmosphere, Wed., July 8, 2015

How Alan Stern’s tenacity, drive, and command got a NASA spacecraft to Pluto, Thurs., June 25, 2015

CU-built Student Dust Counter keeps vigil on the way to Pluto, Thurs., June 11, 2015

You’re About to See an Incredibly Rare Cloud, and It’s Proof the Climate Is Changing, Tues., June 9, 2015

NASA picks CU science instrument for Jupiter moon mission, Tues., May 26, 2015

Students Measure Space Dust as New Horizons Heads for Pluto, Mon., May 25, 2015

Ever wondered how cloudy earth is at any one time?, Mon., May 11, 2015

CU-Boulder working on two science missions to Mars, Mon., May 11, 2015

NASA’s Mercury MESSENGER mission comes to an end, Thurs., Apr. 30, 2015

Messenger’s Mercury trip ends with a bang, and silence, Thurs. Apr. 30, 2015

Messenger mission to Mercury ends — as planned — with a crash, Thurs., Apr. 30, 2015

Mercury mission, and CU-Boulder instrument, going out with bang, Wed., Apr. 29, 2015

From 55M miles away, students manage space probe, Tues., Apr. 28, 2015

International Space Symposium delegates tour of Colorado aerospace sector, Sun., Apr. 19, 2015

Kepler Mission Team Awarded Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Trophy, Mon., Mar. 23, 2015

Saturn’s moon Enceladus may have a warm ocean, Sat., Mar. 14, 2015

APL Leads Energetic Particle Team Research on NASA’s MMS Mission, Fre., Mar. 13, 2015

Suddenly, It Seems, Water Is Everywhere in Solar System, Thurs., Mar. 12, 2015

Researchers Think There’s A Warm Ocean On Enceladus, Thurs., Mar. 12, 2015

CU involved in major space study, Wed., Mar. 11, 2015

L-1 for NASA’s MMS mission launch and ULA is ready, Wed., Mar. 11, 2015

First Active Hydrothermal System Found beyond Earth, Wed., Mar. 11, 2015

CU students at center of upcoming NASA mission, Tues., Mar. 10, 2015

CU-Boulder students to help control instruments on NASA spacecraft to probe magnetic reconnection, Sun., Mar. 8, 2015

CU Boulder at the center of NASA’s upcoming MMS mission, Sun., Mar. 8, 2015

CU-Boulder scientist played role in probing effects of rare solar ‘shockwave’, Sun., Feb. 22, 2015

Gardner, Perlmutter land posts with sway on Colorado space business, Sun., Feb. 15, 2015


NASA’s Kepler Reborn, Makes First Exoplanet Find of New Mission, Thurs., Dec. 18, 2014

Earth’s Invisible ‘Star Trek’ Force Field Protects You From Killer Electrons, Mon., Dec. 1, 2014

Earth has its own ‘Star Trek’-like force field, study suggests, Mon., Dec. 1, 2014

Scientists: Earth has “Star Trek-like” shield from space radiation, Fri., Nov. 28, 2014

Star Trek-like invisible shield protects Earth from ‘killer electrons’, Wed., Nov. 26, 2014

Star Trek-like invisible shield found thousands of miles above Earth, Wed., Nov. 26, 2014

From Kepler to K2: CU prepares for new space mission, Fri., Nov. 14, 2014

Rosetta’s Philae robot makes history with Comet 67P landing, Wed., Nov. 12, 2014

CU-Boulder makes contribution to first findings from comet’s Martian flyby, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014

CU students behind the controls of NASA spacecraft, Mon., Oct. 20, 2014

Bill Possel and LASP bring the universe into focus, Wed., Oct. 8, 2014

NASA maps out giant solar eruption as it swept past Earth’s orbit, Wed., Sept. 24, 2014

NASA releases first Mars images from CU-Boulder’s MAVEN mission, Wed., Sept. 24, 2014

Solar Flare Could Trigger Auroras Tonight For Northern U.S., Fri., Sept. 12, 2014

CU-Boulder to host free event Sept. 21 to watch orbit insertion of Mars spacecraft, Wed., Sept. 10, 2014

Making Research Data More Traceable, Wed., Sept. 3, 2014

New Twists in Earth’s Radiation Belts, Wed., Aug. 27, 2014

Spare Off-the-Shelf Instrument Continues Solar Output Data with Excellent Results, Fri., Aug. 22, 2014

Colliding Atmospheres: Mars vs Comet Siding Spring, Tues., Aug. 12, 2014

NASA-funded summer camp designed to get Colorado kids interested in math, science, rockets, Fri., Aug. 8, 2014

Longmont students learn about science, engineering at rocket camp, Thurs., Aug. 7, 2014

Aerospace Industry Insights event highlights CU’s aerospace innovation and research, Thurs., July 31, 2014

CU-Boulder tied for first in number of American Geophysical Union Fellows elected in 2014, Thurs., July 31, 2014

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate Cubesat Initiative, Wed., June 18, 2014

Pioneers of the Universe: CU’s LASP expands our knowledge of space, Fri., June 13, 2014

CU-Boulder, Jet Propulsion Lab to sign memorandum of understanding May 22, Thurs., May 22, 2014

Spacecraft with CU ties prepares for unprecedented plunge toward Venus, Sun., May 18, 2014

Kepler’s revival a major win for Boulder space community, Fri., May 16, 2014

Carrington-class CME Narrowly Misses Earth, Fri., May 2, 2014

What Happened to the Ancient Martian Atmosphere?, Sun., Apr. 27, 2014

The Future of Humanity Awaits in Deep Space, NASA Chief Says, Fri., Apr. 25, 2014

University of Colorado study ends with a crash on the far side of the moon, Mon., Apr. 21, 2014

NASA chief Bolden spends day with CU-Boulder, Mon., Apr. 21, 2014

NASA leader tours LASP; talks about commercial space travel, Fri., Apr. 18, 2014

Boulder scientists celebrate discovery of most Earth-like planet yet, Thurs., Apr. 17, 2014

Unexpected teleconnections in noctilucent clouds, Wed., Apr. 16, 2014

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden to visit CU-Boulder April 18, Mon., Apr. 14, 2014

CU-Boulder researcher reports success for lunar dust study, Thurs., Apr. 3, 2014

Three CU-Boulder students win coveted Goldwater scholarships, Thurs., Apr. 3, 2014

The Moon has a Dusty Atmosphere, Fri., Mar. 21, 2014

Will future sunburst unplug the Earth?, Thurs., Mar. 20, 2014

Space Thief Or Hero? One Man’s Quest To Reawaken An Old Friend, Tues., Mar. 18, 2014

CU-Boulder-led study on lunar crater counting shows crowdsourcing effective, accurate tool, Thurs., Mar. 13, 2014

Kepler Team Marks Five Years in Space, Thurs., Mar. 6, 2014

Boulder-supported Kepler mission notches discovery of 715 new planets, Wed., Feb. 26, 2014

CU-Boulder MAVEN mission set to finish under budget, Tues., Feb. 25, 2014

GOES EXIS Quadruplets Together in a Cleanroom “Nursery”, Fri., Feb. 7, 2014

WASP Gives NASA’s Planetary Scientists New Observation Platform, Fri., Feb. 7, 2014

LADEE Project Scientist Update: Milestones, Maneuvers and Moisture?, Fri., Jan. 31, 2014

Mars Deltas Key To Red Planet’s Potential Past Life, Fri., Jan. 31, 2014

Northern Lights may be visible in Colorado tonight, Thurs., Jan. 9, 2014

Aurora borealis may dip into state tonight, say CU-Boulder experts, Thurs., Jan. 9, 2014

Kepler Discovers Five New Rocky Planets, Thurs., Jan. 9, 2014


Astrobiology Top 10: MAVEN Launched to Study Upper Atmosphere of Mars, Mon., Dec. 30, 2013

Electric-Blue Clouds Appear over Antarctica, Mon., Dec. 23, 2013

Cassini Spacecraft Identifies Saturn’s Rings To Be 4 Billion Years Old, Sun., Dec. 15, 2013

Can the July 2012 solar storm help society prepare for disaster?, Tues., Dec. 10, 2013

CU-Boulder scientist: 2012 solar storm points up need for society to prepare, Mon., Dec. 9, 2013

Building TCTE: The Perfect Combination of Enthusiasm, Spare Parts and Resources, Wed., Nov. 20, 2013

Ball satellite carrying LASP instrument, Wed., Nov. 20, 2013

NASA launches robotic explorer MAVEN to Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

CU-Boulder’s MAVEN rockets off, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

NASA returns to space with MAVEN, on a mainly meteorological mission to Mars, Mon., Nov. 18, 2013

CU Boulder students play role in mission to Mars, Tues., Nov. 12, 2013

Five coolest mission control rooms of all time, Mon., Nov. 4, 2013

New climate-studying imager makes first balloon flight, Fri., Nov. 1, 2013

Scientists Discover the First Earth-size Rocky Planet, Wed., Oct. 30, 2013

NASA mission led by CU-Boulder will be first to explore Martian upper atmosphere, Mon., Oct. 28, 2013

Carbon nanotube chips go ballooning for climate science, Wed., Oct. 23, 2013

From Plasma Science to Dwarf Planets: Fran Bagenal, Thurs., Oct. 17, 2013

Solar eruption could help Earth prepare for technology melt-down, Wed., Oct. 16, 2013

Could Comet Flybys Damage Mars Spacecraft?, Tues., Sept. 24, 2013

Mission Leader Bruce Jakosky’s MAVEN Prepares for Mars, Tues., Sept. 17, 2013

Ball Aerospace’s STPSat-3 Arrives at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, Mon., Sept. 16, 2013

CU-Boulder-built instrument launches aboard lunar spacecraft, Fri., Sept. 6, 2013

Van Allen Probes Mark First Anniversary with New Discoveries and New Investigations, Fri., Aug. 30, 2013

CU-Boulder instrument to observe lunar dust, Thurs., Aug. 29, 2013

$6 million CU-Boulder instrument to fly on Sept. 6 NASA mission to moon, Thurs., Aug. 29, 2013

NASA’s Next Mars Mission to Unravel Secrets of Red Planet’s Atmosphere, Wed., Aug. 28, 2013

NASA ends attempts to restore Kepler, Fri., Aug. 16, 2013

CU-Boulder research effort selected as NASA grant recipient, Thurs., Aug. 15, 2013

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Spurs Human Planetary Exploration Beyond Near-Earth Orbit, Mon., July 29, 2013

CU-Boulder researchers involved with discovery of particle accelerator in Van Allen radiation belts, Thurs., July 25, 2013

CU study shows how early Earth kept warm enough to support life, Tues., July 9, 2013

Early start for noctilucent clouds, Tues., June 25, 2013

Noctilucent—or night-shining—cloud season starts early in 2013, Mon., June 10, 2013

CU-Boulder prof to lead NASA campaign to study North American air quality, Thurs., June 6, 2013

Water-rock reaction may provide enough hydrogen ‘food’ to sustain life in cool parts of the ocean’s crust or on Mars, Thurs., May 30, 2013

LASP teams hoping to fix Kepler telescope, Thurs., May 16, 2013

NASA’s Kepler spacecraft is critically damaged, Wed., May 15, 2013

Boulder-built Kepler spacecraft’s planet-hunting days may be over, Wed., May 15, 2013

Mars messages sought for MAVEN upper atmosphere mission in November, Thurs., May 2, 2013

Wellington Middle School 100K team rising high with science, Fri., Apr. 19, 2013

NASA sees distant planets that seem ideal for life, Thurs., Apr. 18, 2013

Boulder-built Kepler spacecraft identifies distant planets with life potential, Thurs., Apr. 18, 2013

CU’s Lab for Atmospheric and Space Physics to collaborate on $55M NASA imaging mission, Wed., Apr. 17, 2013

CU-Boulder lands $36 million grant for space weather exploration, Fri., Apr. 12, 2013

CU-Boulder to receive $36 million from NASA for space weather mission, Fri., Apr. 12, 2013

Toon awarded distinguished lectureship, Thurs., Apr. 4, 2013

Final MAVEN instrument integrated to spacecraft, Wed., Apr. 3, 2013

Studying Earth’s protective radiation belts, Sat., Mar. 9, 2013

Mysterious electron stash found hidden among Van Allen belts, Thurs., Mar. 7, 2013

A Natural Particle Accelerator, Far Above the Planet, Fri., Mar. 1, 2013

NASA probes find new radiation belt circling Earth, Fri., Mar. 1, 2013

Radiation ring around Earth mysteriously appears, then dissipates, Thurs., Feb. 28, 2013

CU-Boulder researchers contribute to revelations about third radiation belt encircling Earth, Thurs., Feb. 28, 2013

NASA’s Van Allen Probes Discover a Surprise Circling Earth, Thurs., Feb. 28, 2013

NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Tiny Planet System, Wed., Feb. 20, 2013

Boulder scientists key to discovering smallest planet outside our solar system, Wed., Feb. 20, 2013

Kepler Data Suggest Earth-size Planets May Be Next Door, Sun., Feb. 10, 2013

Lockheed Martin Completes Assembly Ahead Of NASA MAVEN’s November Flight, Sat., Feb. 9, 2013

MAVEN spacecraft enters environmental testing phase at Lockheed Martin, Fri., Feb. 8, 2013


NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope data shows possibility of Earth Size planet just 13 light years from Earth, Fri., Feb., 8, 2013

Kepler Data Suggest Earth-size Planets May Be Next Door, Wed., Feb. 6, 2013

Report: Colorado poised to lead aerospace, Tues., Feb. 5, 2013

Colorado Ahead of Other States in Renewable Energy, Wed., Jan. 30, 2013

Panasonic completes University of Colorado PV system, Wed., Jan. 30, 2013

How on Earth, Tues., Jan. 29, 2013

Orbital-Built SORCE Heliophysics Science Satellite Celebrates Ten Years in Orbit, Tues., Jan. 29, 2013

‘Red Planet’ featured in presentation, Tues., Jan. 29, 2013

Sun-Gazing Sorce Satellite, Designed To Last 5 Years, Turns 10, Mon., Jan. 28, 2013

2013 Orbital-Built SORCE Heliophysics Science Satellite Celebrates Ten Years in Orbit, Fri., Jan. 25, 2013

Built with 5-year lifespan, CU-Boulder’s SORCE satellite marks decade in space, Thurs., Jan. 24, 2013

SORCE Satellite Outlasts Mission Life And Keeps On Truckin’, Thurs., Jan. 24, 2013

CU-Boulder’s sun-gazing SORCE satellite, designed to last 5 years, turns 10, Tues., Jan. 22, 2013

FYI #9: Science Committee Reviews and Discusses National Academies Heliophysics Decadal Survey, Thurs., Jan. 17, 2013

John Gosling awarded the National Academy of Sciences’ Arctowski medal, Wed., Jan. 16, 2013

Solar Variability and Terrestrial Climate, Fri., Jan. 11, 2013

National Research Council report shows more ways the Sun affects Earth’s climate, Thurs., Jan. 10, 2013

Kepler mission discovers 461 new planet candidates, Tues., Jan. 8, 2013

CU-Boulder researcher John Gosling honored by National Academy of Sciences, Tues, Jan. 8, 2013

National Academy of Sciences honors CU-Boulder researcher, Mon., Jan. 7, 2013

National Academy of Sciences honors CU-Boulder researcher, Mon., Jan. 7, 2013

Academy Honors 18 for Major Contributions to Science, Mon., Jan. 7, 2013

NASA Kepler Scientist Honored by National Academy of Sciences, Mon., Jan. 7, 2013

NASA’s Kepler Discovers 461 New Planet Candidates, Mon., Jan. 7, 2013

CuriousMars: 2013 to Debut U. S. and Indian Mars Atmospheric Orbiters while Challenging China In Asian Space Race, Fri., Jan. 4, 2013

New Year, New Science, Wed., Jan 2, 2013


13 new space missions for 2013, Mon., Dec. 31, 2012

Space Missions 2013: NASA, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Cygnus & Others Have Big Plans For New Year, Mon., Dec. 31, 2012

Cleanliness is key for robotic space explorers, Sat., Dec. 22, 2012

Maven’s Haven: NASA’s Next Mars Mission Preps for Launch, Thurs., Dec. 20, 2012

Maven’s Haven: NASA’s Next Mars Mission Preps for Launch, Thurs., Dec. 20, 2012

Maven’s Haven: NASA’s Next Mars Mission Preps for Launch, Wed., Dec. 19, 2012

Van Allen Probes Probe Earth’s Radiation Belts,, Thurs., Dec. 6, 2012

Van Allen Probes reveal new dynamics of radiation belts, Thurs., Dec. 6, 2012

Radiation Belts Around Earth Are Surprisingly Dynamic, NASA ‘Van Allen’ Space Probes Find, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

Earth’s Radiation Belts Surprisingly Dynamic, New Probes Find, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

Sleuthing for Answers About Mars, Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

NASA’s Messenger probe, carrying CU-built instrument, finds ice on Mercury, Thurs., Nov. 29, 2012

CU-Boulder’s Remote Sensing Instrument Package Delivered for Mars Spacecraft Integration, Mon., Nov. 19, 2012

One Year To Launch: MAVEN Spacecraft Prepares for NASA’s Next Mars Mission, Mon., Nov. 19, 2012

Remote-sensing instrument for MAVEN spacecraft delivered, Mon., Nov. 19, 2012

CU LASP package ready for MAVEN integration bound for Mars, Sun., Nov. 18, 2012

All systems go: 1-year countdown to CU-led MAVEN mission to Mars starts Sunday, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

All systems go: 1-year countdown to CU-led MAVEN mission to Mars starts Sunday, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

Instrument Package Delivered for NASA’s Upcoming MAVEN Mars Mission, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

Instrument Delivered for NASA’s Upcoming Mars Mission, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

Instrument Delivered for NASA’s Upcoming Mars Mission, Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope’s Primary Mission Completed, Begins Newest Assignment, Thurs., Nov. 15, 2012

Citizen scientists discover four-star planet, Tues., Oct. 16, 2012

NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver tours Lockheed Martin in Denver, Mon., Oct. 15, 2012

NASA exec checks on Lockheed Martin’s progress on Mars vehicles, Mon., Oct. 15, 2012

Wright State researcher playing role in next Mars mission, Mon., Oct. 1, 2012

Moonstruck: Another lunar landing captivates researchers but eludes resources
USA Today, Fri., Sept. 21, 2012

NLSI Team Upgrades Hypervelocity Dust Accelerator, Fri., Sept. 21, 2012

Update on NASA’s Radiation Storm Belt Probe Mission, Sat., Sept. 15, 2012

Next Mars Mission Enters Final Phase Before Launch, Thurs., Sept. 13, 2012

New RBSP Instrument Telemetry Provides ‘Textbook’ Excitement, Thurs, Sept. 13, 2012

Lockheed Martin To Begin Final Assembly Of Mars Spacecraft, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

CU-led Mars mission gets green light from NASA; launch expected in late 2013, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

CU-led Mars mission gets green light from NASA; launch expected in late 2013, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

MAVEN: Next Mars mission enters final phase before launch, Tues., Sept. 11, 2012

Early Mars Maybe Not So Wet, Sun., Sept. 9, 2012

Nasa’s Kepler Space Telescope Finds Multiple Planets Orbiting Two Suns in the Constellation Cygnus, Wed., Aug. 29, 2012

NASA Discovers Multiple Planets Orbiting Two Suns, Wed., Aug. 29, 2012

CU-Boulder instruments to help unlock mystery of Earth’s radiation belts, Thurs., Aug. 23, 2012

41 New Transiting Planets in Kepler Field of View, Thurs., Aug. 23, 2012

Researchers gear up for NASA radiation belt space mission, Wed., Aug. 22, 2012

CU-Boulder Researchers Gear Up for NASA Radiation Belt Space Mission, Wed., Aug. 22,2012

Dwarf planet, dwarf controversy, Mon., Aug. 20, 2012

NRC Solar Decadal Emphasizes Small and Medium Missions, Mon., Aug. 20, 2012

New Report Presents Research Program for Solar and Space Physics Over the Next Decade, Mon., Aug. 20, 2012

NRC Report Proposes New Program to Advance Scientific Understanding of Sun and Space Weather, Thurs., Aug. 16, 2012

10-year plan for space physics put forward, Wed., Aug. 15, 2012

Heliophysics survey: small is beautiful, Wed., Aug. 15, 2012

CU-Boulder satellite may launch as early as Aug. 14, Tues., Aug. 7, 212

Why Mars again? A look at NASA’s latest venture, Mon., Aug. 6, 2012

Curiosity’s Boulder-built detector set to measure radiation on Mars, Mon., Aug. 6, 2012

Business digest, Fri., Aug. 3, 2012

Tiny CU-Boulder satellite may launch as early as Aug. 14, Wed., Aug. 1, 2012

Is Pluto a planet? You decide., Sun., July 31, 2012

From facilitating citizen science to meeting space science stars and back again, Thurs., July 26, 2012

Can tweets recap a new media space workshop?, Tues., July 24, 2012

Moon dust in my hand a levitating experience, Sun., July 22, 2012

CU works to keep long-running record of solar energy measurements intact, Sat., July 21, 2012

Solar monitor to ride aboard Ball spacecraft, Thurs., July 19, 2012

Ball Aerospace’s STPSat-3 to Fly Solar TIM Instrument for NOAA, Thurs., July 19, 2012

Could Crowd-Funding Project Save the Planet From a Deadly Asteroid?, Tues., July 3, 2012

First private deep-space telescope to hunt asteroids, Thurs., June 28, 2012

Boulder’s Ball Aerospace tapped to build asteroid-tracking satellite, Thurs., June 28, 2012

Ball to help track deep-space activity, Thurs., June 28, 2012

World’s 1st Private Deep-Space Telescope to Hunt Dangerous Asteroids, Thurs., June 28, 2012

SDO/EVE calibrating sounding rocket launch, Thurs., June 21, 2012

Small Planets Don’t Need Stars With Heavy Metal Content to Form, Wed., June 13, 2012

How many? The pimply face of Mars has 635,000 impact craters (and counting) on its surface, Tues., June 12, 2012

Over 635,000 Martian Craters Cataloged, Tues., June 12, 2012

Earth bathed in high-energy radiation from colossal mystery blast, Tues., June 5, 2012

New Report: Hazardous Near Earth Objects—Communicating the Risk, Mon., June 4, 2012

Tree rings reveal mysterious burst of cosmic radiation, Mon., June 4, 2012

Mystery over the giant cosmic explosion of 774AD, Mon., June 4, 2012

Mysterious radiation burst recorded in tree rings, Sun., June 3, 2012

Did Ancient Mars Have a Runaway Greenhouse?, Thurs., May 24, 2012

Dusty “DAP-2012″ workshop, Fri., May 18, 2012

Beaming up on the way to space, Mon., May 7, 2012

NASA approves CU mission, Sat., Apr. 7, 2012

NASA Extends Kepler, Spitzer, Planck Missions, Fri., Apr. 6, 2012

Kepler Gets Four More Years, Thurs., Apr. 5, 2012

CU students continue control of NASA space telescope, Wed., Apr. 4, 2012

Extension of Kepler mission means more work for CU-Boulder students, Wed., Apr. 4, 2012

NASA’s Kepler Mission Awarded Mission Extension, Wed., Apr. 4, 2012

CU LASP’s Kepler team wins top space program award

Boulder-built Kepler spacecraft wins Aviation Week Laureate Award, Sat., Mar. 10, 2012

Predicted Solar Storm Fizzles Out, More Storms Likely, Sat., Mar. 10, 2012

CU/Boulder built instrument captures Solar Storms, Fri., Mar. 9, 2012

Will solar storm intensify over next 24 hours?, Thurs., Mar. 8, 2012

Solar storm could become severe ‘bell ringer’ in next 24 hours, Thurs., Mar. 8, 2012

Solar Flare: What If Biggest Known Sun Storm Hit Today?, Thurs., Mar. 8, 2012

NASA’s Kepler Releases New Catalog- 2,321 Planet Candidates, Sat., Mar. 3, 2012

Cities blacked out for up to a year, $2 TRILLION of damage – with a 1 in 8 chance of solar ‘megastorm’ by 2014, experts explore the worst that could happen, Fri., Mar. 2, 2012

Exosphere Confirmed at Saturn’s Moon Dione, Wed., Feb. 29, 2012

Carrying two CU instruments, Voyager 1 prepares to leave solar system, Sat., Feb. 11, 2012

NASA’s Kepler Announces 11 New Planetary Systems, Thurs., Jan. 26, 2012

Solar Storms Ramping Up, Tue., Jan. 24, 2012

Shuttle astronaut to speak at local forum, Wed., Jan. 11, 2012

Star Power, Tues., Jan. 10, 2012

CU Students at Spacecraft Controls, Mon., Jan. 9, 2012

Voyager 1 close to exiting solar system, Tues., Jan. 3, 2012


Measuring the Sun’s Role on Climate, Feb. 13, 2011


CU’s LASP is going to Mars!, Oct. 11, 2010

Mars mission led by Univ. of Colorado approved, Wed., Oct. 6, 2010

Mars mission given green light by NASA to proceed to development, Wed., Oct. 6, 2010

New NASA mission to explore Mars atmosphere, Wed., Oct. 6, 2010


New Horizons Team Remembers The Girl Who Named Pluto, May 12, 2009


NASA Selects CU-Boulder to Lead $485 Million Mars Mission, Sept. 15, 2008

Strange Clouds Spotted at the Edge of Space, Sept. 1, 2008


Energy Source of Northern Lights Found, Dec. 11, 2007

On the way to Mercury, a stop at Venus, June 5, 2007

AIM is true for CU: NASA polar-cloud mission safely in orbit around Earth, Apr. 26, 2007


CU awarded $2.2M for space studies, Aug. 1, 2006

CU scientists eye spokes team aims to solve Saturn’s dust particle mystery
Todd Neff, The (Boulder) Daily Camera, 17 May 2006

New space mission is unlikely
Alicia Chang, Associated Press, 17 March 2006, Los Angeles

New Horizons hardware out of this world, Jan. 15, 2006