News Archive


NASA robotic mission to explore the Moon’s mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

July 6, 2022

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

May 9, 2022

LASP helps host members of U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

May 4, 2022

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

April 27, 2022

CU’s LASP to lead operations for new NASA mission to ‘find asteroids before they find us’

April 11, 2022

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

December 14, 2021

LASP students, staff are ready to operate NASA’s new IXPE mission to study black holes

December 6, 2021

Celebrating CU’s Bruce Jakosky and his dedication to the MAVEN mission to Mars

December 2, 2021

LASP scientists and teams receive NASA achievement medals

September 5, 2019

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

Small satellites tackle big scientific questions

November 15, 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

Mars terraforming not possible using present-day technology

July 30, 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

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

MAVEN mission sheds light on habitability of distant planets

December 13, 2017

Schneider honored for helping unravel mysteries of Mars

November 13, 2017

LASP-led team to study evaporating atmospheres of “hot Jupiters”

October 31, 2017

TSIS shipped to Kennedy Space Center for upcoming launch

August 4, 2017

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

June 16, 2017

NASA’s Van Allen Probes spot man-made barrier shrouding Earth

May 17, 2017

GOLD installed on commercial communications satellite

May 17, 2017

Cassini starts its grand finale

April 26, 2017

GOLD one step closer to launching into space

February 1, 2017

High-altitude water acts as atmospheric escape route for Martian hydrogen

January 30, 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

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

MAVEN Mission Reveals Speed of Solar Wind Stripping Martian Atmosphere

November 6, 2015

LASP scientist elected AGU fellow

July 29, 2015

CU Boulder Students, Faculty Primed for July 14 Pluto Encounter

July 10, 2015

Moon engulfed in permanent, lopsided dust cloud

June 17, 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

CU-Boulder hitches a ride to space on commercial satellite

April 16, 2015

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

April 16, 2015

LASP Director Awarded Sarabhai Professorship and Prize

April 2, 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

MAVEN spacecraft detects aurora and mysterious dust cloud around Mars

March 18, 2015

MMS launches to study magnetic reconnection

March 13, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: Saturn Moon’s Ocean May Have Hydrothermal Activity

March 11, 2015

CU-Boulder students to help control instruments on MMS from LASP

March 4, 2015

Mars spacecraft, including MAVEN, reveal comet flyby effects on Martian atmosphere

November 7, 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

LASP researchers to study origins, evolution of life in universe

October 7, 2014

MAVEN returns first Mars observations

September 24, 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

Colorado aerospace leaders host program on MAVEN and Mars exploration

August 18, 2014

Kepler receives two-year extension for K2 mission

May 16, 2014

LASP instrument aboard NASA lunar mission set to impact moon

April 3, 2014

New study shows citizens count lunar craters on par with professionals

March 17, 2014

MAVEN on Track to Carry Out its Science Mission

February 4, 2014

Lunar mission with LASP instrument receives extension

February 3, 2014

LASP celebrates a year of exploration, discovery, and accomplishments

December 23, 2013

MAVEN launched to study upper atmosphere of Mars

November 19, 2013

Get involved: MAVEN blast-off to Mars!

November 14, 2013

LASP balloon launches with first-of-its-kind test instrument

October 1, 2013

MAVEN haiku selected for travel to Mars

August 8, 2013

MAVEN arrives in Florida for launch preparations

August 5, 2013

LASP instrument reveals a particle accelerator in near-Earth space

July 25, 2013

Public voting opens on MAVEN haiku contest

July 14, 2013

MAVEN Student Art Contest Winner Announced

May 20, 2013

LASP-built space weather instrument ready for delivery

May 2, 2013

Kepler spacecraft discovers smallest “habitable zone” planets to date

April 18, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: LASP will partner on NASA mission to study Earth’s upper atmosphere

April 12, 2013

Kepler mission extended through 2016

April 4, 2012

Student-built satellite delivered to California for upcoming launch

January 23, 2012

LASP scientists elected as AGU fellows

January 23, 2012

Students use Student Dust Counter data to improve understanding of space dust

January 9, 2012

LASP scientist successfully models Saturn dust streams

December 3, 2011

LASP Director to lead AGU workshop on space weather

December 2, 2011

LASP scientist receives Humboldt Research Award

October 31, 2011

PRESS RELEASE: MAVEN Mission Primary Structure Complete

September 26, 2011

UARS satellite carrying LASP-built instrument set for re-entry

September 22, 2011

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