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CU Boulder, LASP welcome NASA leaders to campus

April 20, 2023

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

April 17, 2023

LASP hosts CU President Todd Saliman and other university leaders

March 8, 2023

Solar and space scientists tapped to guide heliophysics into the next decade

February 27, 2023

CU Boulder leads in NASA astrophysics technology grants to universities

January 30, 2023

LASP’s Top 12 articles of 2022!

December 20, 2022

LASP names Dr. Pamela Millar its first deputy director for strategic development and communications

November 29, 2022

LASP’s Peter Pilewskie named to prominent National Academies committee for space-based research

November 9, 2022

2022 awardees chosen for the Charles A. Barth Scholarship for undergraduate space research

September 15, 2022

Investigating monsoon-climate connections

August 29, 2022

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

July 6, 2022

LASP-led mission to continue crucial climate record passes major milestone

May 12, 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

Scientists envision what Mars would look like as an exoplanet

December 12, 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-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

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

September 30, 2021

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

September 9, 2021

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

September 9, 2021

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

September 7, 2021

LASP and CU showcase expertise at the 36th Space Symposium

August 27, 2021

Branson vs. Bezos: who wins the race depends on your definition of outer space

July 19, 2021

Hope Probe captures new images of Mars with the Emirates Ultraviolet Spectrometer

March 9, 2021

Decades of Mars research by CU faculty and students lays the groundwork for human astronauts

March 5, 2021

LASP researcher reveals new clues on what makes the Sun’s atmosphere so hot

December 7, 2020

LASP scientists find hidden pockets of water ice on the moon

November 20, 2020

ESCAPE funded for Phase A concept study

April 22, 2020

LASP awarded Earth Venture Mission Libera

March 6, 2020

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

LASP-led MAVEN mission enters orbit around Mars

September 21, 2014

New Earth-Observing Instrument Makes Successful Balloon Flight

August 28, 2014

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