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Jun
28
2018

Mines team wins NASA RASC-AL deep space competition

A team of Colorado School of Mines students won the grand prize at NASA's collegiate deep space competition, beating out 13 other undergraduate and graduate student teams from around the U.S. and the world. Judges at the 2018 Revolutionary Aerospace News
Jun
15
2018

Mines students tackle future of space exploration at RASC-AL

A deep space gateway near the moon could one day serve as a staging point for spacecraft carrying humans to Mars and beyond. NASA proposed the concept last year and two student teams with ties to Colorado School of Mines are now working to develop News
Jan
30
2018

Space resources program approved for fall 2018 launch

  A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall.   Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will be offered through the unique interdisciplinary News
Jan
24
2018

Mines students qualify for 2018 NASA Mars Ice Challenge

A student team from Colorado School of Mines has qualified for the finals of the NASA Mars Ice Challenge for the second year in a row. Team MINERS, short for Martian Ice New-age Extraction and Recovery System, will be one of 10 collegiate teams News
Dec
22
2017

Mines team gets NASA funding for intelligent drilling system

An intelligent drilling system capable of characterizing materials as it drills into the lunar or Martian surface is under development at Colorado School of Mines. A team of three Mines professors, led by Jamal Rostami, Haddon/Alacer Gold Endowed News
Dec
20
2017

Palin contributes to paper on loss of Mars’ ancient oceans

Earth and Mars both possessed abundant surface water shortly after their formation, but unlike on Earth, where oceans still cover 70 percent of the planet, the Martian surface may have acted like a giant sponge, soaking up the water and trapping it News
Dec
06
2017

Researchers win NASA funding for small spacecraft technology

A pair of researchers from Colorado School of Mines was one of nine university teams selected for NASA funding to develop and demonstrate new technologies and capabilities for small spacecraft. Qi Han, associate professor of computer science, and News
Oct
18
2017

Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden to give lecture Oct. 23

Astronaut Al Worden, one of only 24 humans to fly to the moon, will recount his experience as the Apollo 15 command module pilot during a public lecture Oct. 23 at Colorado School of Mines. Worden flew alongside Commander Dave Scott and lunar module News
Oct
11
2017

Graduate student selected for NASA research fellowship

A graduate student at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded a NASA research fellowship to study the use of electrochemical technology to convert the carbon dioxide found in Mars’ atmosphere into methane fuel to help sustain human life beyond News
Sep
27
2017

Lange studying feasibility of space-based solar power

It’s always sunny in space, and the feasibility of harnessing space-based solar power for use on Earth and beyond is the subject of a newly funded research project coming out of Colorado School of Mines.  Ian Lange, assistant professor of economics News

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