75 years of excellence in space science

LASP's 75th Anniversary

A decade before NASA was founded, LASP was established as the Upper Air Laboratory (UAL) in 1948. The UAL was organized at CU Boulder to develop pointing controls for captured World War II rockets to be used for scientific research.

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February 20, 2024

NASA’s New Horizons Detects Dusty Hints of an Extended Kuiper Belt | Second Belt Also Possible, According to Student Dust Counter Data

by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

February 15, 2024

Empty Space: A LASP Artist in Residence Exhibition opens at the Boulder Public Library

February 15, 2024

LASP welcomes University of Colorado Board of Regents

January 31, 2024

Teaching creative thinking in science through art: LASP artists-in-residence program hosts local elementary students

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

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At LASP, we are committed to creating an environment that is respectful and inclusive. We believe this is fundamental to enabling peak creativity, innovation, and curiosity. Our unique individual experiences and points of view drive discovery. We strive to advance equity and inclusion and to educate the next generation of diverse leaders in space research.

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Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
1234 Innovation Drive
Boulder, CO 80303

Phone: (303) 492-6412
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