News Archive

Category: Engineering

Front Range team wins NASA Entrepreneurs Challenge with innovative idea for lunar “service station”

April 1, 2024

LASP at AGU 2023

December 5, 2023

Looking back at 75: Honoring LASP’s contributions to historic missions

October 11, 2023

CU to showcase 75 years of innovation and impact at the 38th Space Symposium

April 17, 2023

CU Boulder leads in NASA astrophysics technology grants to universities

January 30, 2023

LASP at AGU 2022

December 5, 2022

CTIM: testing future technology to extend one of the “most important” Earth science measurements

December 2, 2022

CU Boulder receives NASA grant to develop new technology to monitor space weather effects

May 9, 2022

LASP instrument selected for the next NASA ‘Living With a Star’ mission

April 27, 2022

LASP’s Hybrid Solar Reference Spectrum named new international standard for climate research

April 20, 2022

A leader in aerospace: CU innovation to be highlighted at the 37th Space Symposium

April 4, 2022

‘Go for launch’—the next GOES satellite to include instrument built at CU Boulder

February 25, 2022

NASA awards $14 million to CU-LASP for two new CubeSat missions

December 14, 2021

Mapping the three-dimensional paths of electromagnetic waves from outer space to the ground

December 8, 2021

NASA to fund LASP’s new OWLS instrument

December 7, 2021

LASP-led research shows how hypervelocity dust impacts can affect a spacecraft and its operations

November 8, 2021

NASA selects UC Berkeley – Compton Spectrometer and Imager for next Explorers Program mission

October 18, 2021

LASP: ‘Boldly going’ where no space science research institute has gone before

October 13, 2021

United Arab Emirates and LASP announce new mission to explore the asteroid belt

October 6, 2021

LASP researcher and Aerospace Engineering professor Xinlin Li elected a 2021 AGU Fellow

September 30, 2021

CUTE, LASP’s latest cereal box-sized spacecraft, to study ‘Hot Jupiter’ exoplanets

September 23, 2021

LASP rocket flight to sharpen NASA’s study of the Sun

September 7, 2021

LASP researcher Scott Piggott named AIAA Professional Engineer of the Year

August 17, 2021

Emirates Mars Mission to Arrive at Mars on Feb. 9th in partnership with LASP at CU Boulder

February 4, 2021

LASP researchers develop method to clean lunar dust from surfaces

September 2, 2020

Emirates Mars Mission launched July 19th in partnership with LASP at CU Boulder

July 14, 2020

ESCAPE funded for Phase A concept study

April 22, 2020

TSIS-2 funded to continue 40 years of solar measurements

April 22, 2020

LASP awarded Earth Venture Mission Libera

March 6, 2020

CU Boulder leads the nation in Cubesat launches

February 11, 2020

GOLD reveals unexpected changes in Earth’s nighttime ionosphere

August 13, 2019

An infrared close up of the moon

July 2, 2019

NASA selects LASP-led IMPACT center to conduct dust-related research

July 1, 2019

MAVEN sets its sights beyond Mars

April 29, 2019

From concept to satellite instrument in three months

April 12, 2019

New Horizons goes beyond the known world

January 7, 2019

Small satellites tackle big scientific questions

November 15, 2018

Engineers, students played key role in hunt for alien worlds

November 12, 2018

NASA retires LASP-operated Kepler space telescope

October 30, 2018

In its final days, Cassini bathed in “ring rain”

October 4, 2018

MAVEN selfie marks four years in orbit at Mars

September 20, 2018

NASA’s GOLD instrument captures its first image of the Earth

September 17, 2018

Students race robots, write code at hands-on summer camp

August 20, 2018

Here comes the Sun: New spacecraft to fly closer than ever before

August 8, 2018

The outer limits: New satellite to probe solar system’s edges

July 26, 2018

LASP sounding rocket takes a second look at the Sun

June 15, 2018

GOES-17 shares first data from EXIS instrument

May 31, 2018

CHESS-4 will examine building blocks of stars and planets

March 23, 2018

NASA powers on LASP instrument suite staring at the Sun

March 15, 2018

LASP-led CubeSat will study Earth’s inner radiation belt

March 15, 2018

NOAA satellite launches with LASP space weather instrument onboard

March 2, 2018

GOLD launches successfully onboard SES-14 satellite

January 25, 2018

GOLD team successfully completes environmental testing

December 14, 2017

TSIS instrument package ready for lift-off to ISS

December 8, 2017

Four decades and counting: TSIS continues measuring solar energy input to Earth

November 28, 2017

LASP to collaborate on new Grand Challenge projects

September 20, 2017

LASP scientists ready for Cassini’s grand finale

September 13, 2017

The Voyager spacecraft: 40 years in space, surreal solar system discoveries

August 31, 2017

Building education satellites: LASP leads international team

August 22, 2017

TSIS shipped to Kennedy Space Center for upcoming launch

August 4, 2017

CHESS mission will check out the space between stars

June 23, 2017

1,000 Days in Orbit: MAVEN’s Top 10 Discoveries at Mars

June 16, 2017

GOLD installed on commercial communications satellite

May 17, 2017

Unique changes to comet 67P observed by Rosetta spacecraft

March 21, 2017

GOES-16 EXIS observes solar flares

February 3, 2017

GOLD one step closer to launching into space

February 1, 2017

LASP will lead operations for NASA black holes mission

January 11, 2017

Ready for launch: Instrument suite to assess space weather

November 10, 2016

MAVEN spacecraft completes one Mars year of science observations

October 3, 2016

MinXSS CubeSat fills critical gap in measuring the sun

September 30, 2016

Launching rockets and STEM dreams for first-generation students

August 16, 2016

LASP scientists, students primed for Juno arrival at Jupiter

June 23, 2016

LASP research points to electrostatic dust transport in reshaping airless planetary bodies

June 14, 2016

Sounding rocket EVE supports tune-up of SDO EVE instrument

May 18, 2016

MinXSS CubeSat set to deploy from ISS, study sun’s soft X-rays

May 13, 2016

Cassini Spacecraft Samples Interstellar Dust

April 13, 2016

Student Dust Counter got few “hits” during Pluto flyby

March 18, 2016

LASP-built instrument to study the birthplace of stars and planets

February 17, 2016

LASP-built MinXSS CubeSat to study solar flares, X-rays emitted by the sun

December 3, 2015

MAVEN Mission Reveals Speed of Solar Wind Stripping Martian Atmosphere

November 6, 2015

Instrument designed by CU Boulder students speeds by Pluto on historic New Horizons mission

July 14, 2015

MAVEN Results Find Mars Behaving Like a Rock Star

June 20, 2015

LASP instrument selected for NASA mission to Europa

May 26, 2015

Using a Sounding Rocket to Help Calibrate NASA’s SDO

May 19, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: United Arab Emirates to partner with CU-Boulder on 2021 Mars mission

May 7, 2015

After successful mission to Mercury, spacecraft on a crash course with history

April 16, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: GOLD Approved for Final Design and Fabrication

March 31, 2015

LASP cubesat will study the sun in soft X-rays

March 24, 2015

MMS launches to study magnetic reconnection

March 13, 2015

MMS Prepared for Launch to Study Earth’s Dynamic Magnetic Space Environment

February 27, 2015

LASP-built instrument on New Horizons readies for Pluto encounter

December 3, 2014

MAVEN spacecraft’s first look at Mars holds surprises

October 14, 2014

NASA Shares What MAVEN Spacecraft Has Seen in its First Few Weeks at Mars

October 10, 2014

MAVEN returns first Mars observations

September 24, 2014

LASP-led MAVEN mission enters orbit around Mars

September 21, 2014

New Earth-Observing Instrument Makes Successful Balloon Flight

August 28, 2014

LASP-led Mars mission set for orbit insertion on Sept. 21

August 27, 2014

Latest CubeSat project strengthens partnership with aerospace industry

June 25, 2014

LASP instrument aboard NASA lunar mission set to impact moon

April 3, 2014

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