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2021

SISTINE-2 rocket set to launch this week

November 4, 2021

Astronomers look for traces of water, methane, oxygen, ozone, and other so-called biomarkers to find life on other planets. But to interpret them correctly, astronomers must look to the planet’s star. A NASA sounding rocket, designed and built at LASP by the CUSP rocket team, will observe a nearby star to learn how starlight affects […]

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SPRITE selected in 12th round of CubeSat Launch Initiative

April 12, 2021

SPRITE is one of 14 smallsats selected in the most recent round of the CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI). See the full article here: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-announces-12th-round-of-candidates-for-cubesat-space-missions.

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CUSP scientists’ work featured at NASA

January 15, 2021

Recent work by CUSP scientists was featured in a NASA press release about the effects of stellar activity from old, low-mass stars on the atmospheres of their planets. Check out the press release for more information. You can also read the pre-print paper on the Arxiv.

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CUTE featured in Nature Astronomy!

January 15, 2021

CUTE PI Kevin France describes the science goals and instrument design of the CUTE CubeSat in an edition of Nature Astronomy’s Mission Control. Head to Nature Astronomy to read more.

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2020

SPRITE Featured in New Article!

November 24, 2020

New CubeSat will observe the remnants of massive supernovas CU Boulder Today

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“Hubble Makes the First Observation of a Total Lunar Eclipse By a Space Telescope”

August 10, 2020
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Summer Research

August 10, 2020
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CU Boulder Today ESCAPE Press Release

June 2, 2020
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Emily Witt wins NASA FINESST Award!

May 19, 2020
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ESCAPE Selected by NASA to Study Volatile Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmic Collisions

April 6, 2020
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