Featured Event
Rocket with smile

Three launches in one season: LASP’s diverse science and suborbital talent

Event Date: Wednesday, Oct 06, 2021

In this talk, LASP scientist James Mason will discuss how LASP has been preparing for three small satellite and sounding rocket launches and will present an exciting launch video. These smaller missions are a fast-growing and flexible segment for the lab and promise to return an abundance of diverse and exciting science.

Features & News

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

September 23

The CUTE smallsat designed and built by LASP researchers and engineers is slated to launch Sept. 27th as a rideshare on the NASA/USGS Landsat 9 mission.

LASP researchers led by undergraduate discover river of dust around the sun from Parker Solar Probe

September 9

A research team from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and led by former undergraduate student Anna Pusack discovered a dusty mystery in a newly explored region around Earth’s Sun.

NASA’s MAVEN mission begins a new chapter with a new leader

September 9

Dr. Shannon Curry, a planetary scientist and the Deputy Assistant Director of Planetary Science at the Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL) at the University of California, Berkeley, has assumed leadership of NASA’s MAVEN mission.