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2022

Patrick Behr Takes SISTINE-3 to Australia

September 13

Learn about Patrick Behr’s adventure in Australia, his trek to this point in his career, and the launch of SISTINE-3 to observe Alpha Centauri

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CUSP Rocket Payloads Leading NASA’s First Southern Hemisphere Campaign in More Than 25 Years

June 9

Kevin France and his team are using sounding rockets with attached half-meter optical telescopes to look at Alpha Centauri A & B. The goal is to understand what types of host stars are the most conducive to habitable environments! Read more about it here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2022/05/13/nasa-funded-sounding-rockets-to-probe-nearby-stars-habitable-zones/?sh=4dd9b2317d93

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CUSP Researchers Develop Diffraction Gratings for NASA’s Next Great Observatories

June 9

Take a look at what our Researchers, led by Dr. Brian Fleming, have been up to! https://science.nasa.gov/technology/technology-highlights/nanofabricated-diffractive-optics-next-generation-space-observatories

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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
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CUTE featured in Nature Astronomy!

January 15, 2021
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2020

SPRITE Featured in New Article!

November 24, 2020
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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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