Tag Archives: University of Colorado – Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder to Help NASA Analyze Solar Irradiance Sensor Data

A laboratory of the University of Colorado Boulder has secured a potential five-year, $16.2 million contract to help NASA process, analyze and manage data from a solar irradiance measurement instrument currently installed aboard the International Space Station. The university’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics will provide Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-1 data products …

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Air Force, Lockheed, University of Colorado Partner to Establish New TAP Lab Space

The U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin and the University of Colorado at Boulder have partnered to add a research and development environment to the Tools, Applications and Processing Laboratory. The Colorado Business Roundtable said Monday the new Tap Lab environment will offer remote sensing data analysis and archiving tools, shared cloud computing …

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Five University Teams to Submit In-Space Spacecraft Assembly Concepts Under NASA Challenge

Five university teams will submit concepts for in-space spacecraft assembly as part of a challenge sponsored by the Game-Changing Development Program of NASA‘s space technology mission directorate. NASA said Dec. 16 one team each from Tulane University and University of Colorado Boulder, two from University of Maryland and one combined team from Georgia …

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Lockheed, University of Colorado Partner on RF Tech Education Programs

Lockheed Martin and the University of Colorado-Boulder have partnered to implement academic programs focused on space-based radio frequency technology. The company said Thursday it will invest $3 million in the partnership over four years and the Lockheed Martin Radio Frequency Research Center will collaborate with the university to develop curriculum to train future space …

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Lockheed, NASA Ink Lunar Imaging CubeSat Deployment Deal; James Russell Comments

Lockheed Martin has signed an agreement to deploy a six-unit miniaturized lunar research satellite as part of NASA‘s Orion Exploration Mission-1 in 2018. Lockheed said Monday the SkyFire satellite is designed with an infrared camera that will work to capture high-quality images of the moon’s surface. NASA will receive SkyFire-gathered data during the EM-1 mission as part …

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DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program

The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program. DOE said Monday ARPA-E’s SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings …

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Tory Bruno: Boeing-Lockheed JV Unveils CubeSat Rideshare Launch Initiative

United Launch Alliance has introduced a science, technology, engineering and math education program that aims to encourage university students to launch their miniaturized satellites for free onboard the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture’s future rocket missions. “ULA will offer universities the chance to compete for at least six CubeSat launch slots on …

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Lockheed, NASA Prepare MAVEN to Enter Mars Orbit; Bruce Jakosky Comments

Lockheed Martin flight controllers will oversee the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft’s health and safety functions as the company and NASA prepare for MAVEN to enter Mars’ orbit on Sunday. MAVEN’s orbital insertion concludes its 10-month interplanetary mission and starts its mission to collect data on upper-atmosphere gases on Mars and their interaction with solar winds, NASA said Wednesday. “The …

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