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Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally goes to space 60 years later - Dwight, who's based in Denver, is a prolific sculptor of monuments and art celebrating African American
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Gov. Jared Polis has signed three more Colorado housing reform bills into law. Here’s what they will do. - Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed two marquee land-use reform bills into law Monday, clearing the way for the building of more accessory-dwelling units and denser development in cities and suburbs across the Front
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Colorado weather: Northern Lights may be visible Sunday, Denver rain showers throughout week - The Northern Lights may be visible again throughout Colorado if another coronal mass ejection occurs this
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A conversation with Denver’s Ed Dwight, aiming for space at last - In the coming weeks, Denver’s Edward Dwight is expected to be part of a six-person crew heading into space on the latest mission of Blue
The Book Club: “Wandering Stars” and more short reviews from readers - This sequel to Orange’s earlier novel, "There There" (nominee for best debut author BY WHOM? in 2018), "Wandering Stars" is divided into 2 sections (“Before” and
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Polis and other governors push back on Pentagon plan to shift air National Guard units - The defense department says moving some units under command of Space Force would streamline
We asked Coloradans to look at our planet from space for Earth Day. Here are their reflections on our “Pale Blue Dot” - For Earth Day 2024, CPR journalists asked a group of people across Colorado to look at that same image of Earth, help us read Sagan’s passage — and tell us how the image makes them feel
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CU Boulder scientists set out to solve lunar dust problem - Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are working to make the moon habitable by focusing on lunar dust. By Ann Marie Vanderveen The post CU Boulder scientists set out to solve lunar dust problem appeared first on
NASA Astronauts to Space Symposium attendees: ‘Please apply!’ - NASA officials are roaming the halls with a very specific mission: finding future
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CU Boulder students gather outside to witness partial solar eclipse - Many students and community members at the University of Colorado Boulder stepped outside Monday, April 8… The post CU Boulder students gather outside to witness partial solar eclipse appeared first on
The next time astronauts drive around on the moon, the vehicle may be from Colorado - Lunar Outpost, based in Golden and Arvada, is heading one of three teams that are vying to create the new “lunar terrain
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Solar eclipse chasers from Colorado will seek clues for predicting geomagnetic space storms - Colorado will experience a partial eclipse, with a maximum of about 65% of the sun covered at 12:40 p.m. in
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The future of space and tech exploration in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs is set to become a hub of the international space community on April 8 for the annual Space Symposium. Colorado Matters spoke with the head of the Space
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Geomagnetic storm could disrupt radio communications and create striking aurora, Boulder scientists say - There’s no reason for the public to be concerned, according to the alert issued Saturday by NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center in
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Colorado-based companies Voyager Space, Palantir join forces on national security work in space - Denver-based companies Voyager Space and Palantir Technologies have signed an agreement to work together on enhancing national security capabilities in the commercial space
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Meet the 24-year-old Coloradan building a ‘MapQuest’ for space missions - Dezell Turner is working toward his doctorate in astrodynamics as the world embarks on a new space
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Colorado lawmakers seek ban on local parking requirements — drawing pushback as they aim to bolster housing - Colorado lawmakers are training their sights on reducing the housing crunch by eliminating minimum parking requirements in Denver and many Front Range cities and suburbs. But parking is a heated
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“Space Explorers” at Stanley Marketplace is eye-popping fun, but lags behind VR trailblazers - The VR-driven show, running through May 5 at the Hangar in Aurora's Stanley Marketplace, is an experiment in scaling a singular experience into a mass
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Inside the intense fight to keep Space Command in Colorado, and why it isn’t over yet - In 2019, President Trump declared the rebirth of Space Command. In the years to follow, states and politicians vied for the military base's permanent home. Then, in 2023, Biden put a hitch in Trump's
How ‘citizen astronomers’ in Silicon Valley and around the globe helped NASA track a distant Saturn-sized world - UNITE re-examines exoplanet candidates detected by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, which has been probing the universe for distant worlds since
Polis unveils housing, transportation vision as Colorado legislators prepare for renewed land-use debate - Gov. Jared Polis unveiled his vision for housing and public transit for the final three years of his term Thursday, a roadmap focused on the governor's plan to tackle the interlocking crises of affordability and climate change through land-use reform and
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Tom’s Starlight has closed; the historic Colfax location is still for lease - Tom’s Starlight, a midcentury-style cocktail lounge that inhabits a former diner on Colfax Avenue, has closed barely a year after
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Exploring asteroids: Boulder scientists explain NASA’s Lucy mission - CU Boulder hosted a presentation regarding NASA’s Lucy mission, which involved the work of Boulder scientists. By Michaela de Oliveira Olsen The post Exploring asteroids: Boulder scientists explain NASA’s Lucy mission appeared first on
‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse: Marvelous day for a moondance - Fiske Planetarium hosted an eclipse viewing party at the Norlin Quad on the University of Colorado Boulder’s campus, where skygazers watched the progression of the "Ring of
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Colorado got the Space Command Headquarters. But Alabama isn’t done fighting for it - Alabama lawmakers accused the Biden administration of prioritizing politics in the decision to permanently keep the command in
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The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is about to drop off a cosmic capsule that may hold clues to the origins of our Solar System - OSIRIS-REx’s mission to scoop up part of an asteroid launched seven years ago and traveled 200 million
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Mining in space: How Colorado students and engineers are helping NASA plan for lunar colonization - Students at the Colorado School of Mines have partnered with Lunar Outpost, a space exploration company based in Arvada, to tackle NASA’s
Ouray Sportswear hanging up its hat in Colorado after 58 years - Ouray Sportswear has informed the state that it will close its Englewood plant and let go of 154 workers printing T-shirts, headwear and other customized apparel for the collegiate, destination, golf and corporate
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Space Force ‘training satellites’ are being built in Centennial - True Anomaly is preparing to build a fleet of autonomous satellites to support future Space Force training
This Colorado-built satellite will leave methane polluters nowhere to hide - The Environmental Defense Fund says MethaneSAT, set to launch next year, is a new frontier for climate
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Denver satellite company adds fourth production facility in metro area - York Space Systems, which manufactures and deploys satellites, has opened a fourth production facility in the Denver area, boosting its production capacity to about 1,000 spacecraft a
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This is the best place in Denver to geek out on eclipses, stars, planets, telescopes | Opinion - there are only about a half dozen dedicated telescope stores in the United States since much of the business has gone online, adding that the closest to Colorado are in Texas and
The Fifth String is closing its doors in LoHi - The Fifth String is playing its final tune in its LoHi space on Aug. 12. But you haven't seen the last of the neighborhood eatery yet, according to owner Amos
Agile Space Industries in Durango expanding, shooting for the moon - Far from the aerospace hotbed of Colorado's Front Range, Agile Space Industries is scaling up its work in Durango on rocket thrusters that will be used to land on the moon. The company, started in 2009, designs, tests and manufactures propulsion systems for
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Colorado Springs in the running for 1,000 aerospace and manufacturing jobs - El Paso County snagged approvals for three economic incentive awards linked to the creation of 1,061 high-paying and Boulder County could see 500 jobs from the expansion of an existing aerospace
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Aerospace startup to provide highest-resolution images with low-flying satellites - The startup satellite company Albedo is going low to go high. The company has developed technology that takes high-resolution visible and thermal imagery on one platform by flying low-orbit
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Want to go to the moon? For space startups, the first step just might be in Colorado - There are about 500 companies focused on the space industry in Colorado. Now a new frontier in space startups is opening up, the new way to the
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Aerospace, defense-related companies target Colorado for expansion - A veteran-owned, California-based company that provides spaces for classified work by government agencies and companies has chosen Colorado for its third and largest
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New downtown bars, restaurants replace year-old El Tejano, Smash Face and Loaded - No isn’t in Josh Schmitz’s vocabulary. So when the owner of Handsome Boys Hospitality was approached to open five new concepts in downtown Denver, he was up for the
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Goed Zuur chef and co-owner leaving for job in California - Anthony Lopiccolo wants to shoot for the stars – a Michelin star that
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5 planets will parade across the sky in rare astronomical event - More than half the solar system’s planets will align Monday in a rarely seen spectacle, arcing across a corner of the night
Berkeley Donuts closing to make way for Hops & Pie’s new patio - Hops & Pie is currently renovating what had been a makeshift, pandemic-induced patio in their parking lot into a permanent and expansive outdoor