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Mar
20
2017

Multifaceted Mines team takes on NASA's Mars Ice Challenge

A team of Colorado School of Mines students is one of just eight finalists in a NASA competition to design and build a system to extract water from the subsurface of Mars, and their ideas have a chance of someday making it into space. The Mars Ice News
Aug
29
2016

Director of the Center for Space Resources Abbud-Madrid presents at TedxMileHigh

Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Resources, presented at TEDxMileHigh at their Make + Believe Event in June. His talk titled, “How to live off the land in space,” focused on space exploration and the possibility of mining News
Mar
10
2016

Mines selected to compete in aerospace competition

For the first time, a team of 18 Mines students has been selected to compete in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Design/Build/Fly competition April 15-17 in Wichita, Kansas. The competition required teams to submit a News
Nov
25
2015

Mines fire extinguishers destined for Space Station

A space payload designed and tested with the help of Colorado School of Mines faculty and students will be launched to the International Space Station on Dec. 3 on the Orbital ATK OA-4 mission aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. News
Oct
01
2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks “Astronomy Bizarre” to sold-out Mines crowd

On Sept. 30, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the Colorado School of Mines campus to speak to a sold-out crowd of students, alums, faculty, staff and community members in Lockridge Arena. “This has got to be the geekiest audience I've ever News
Sep
25
2015

Mines receives NASA grants to harvest water from asteroids

Two Mines researchers have been awarded NASA grants to work on an “out-of-this-world” extraction technique called optical mining. Mechanical Engineering Assistant Research Professor Christopher Dreyer and Director of the Center for Space Resources News
May
05
2015

Mines student wins grand prize at Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium

GOLDEN, Colo., May 5, 2015 – Zachary Mimlitz, a Colorado School of Mines sophomore majoring in physics, was awarded the $1,000 Grand Prize at the recent Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium (CUSRS) for the overall highest scoring for his Press Release
Mar
06
2015

Blasterbotica to build new rover for NASA competition

In the sixth annual and largest NASA Robotic Mining Competition, a team of 14 Mines students will be competing against 53 teams from all over the nation to design and build a mining rover. The senior design team, Blasterbotica, is taking apart last News
Oct
01
2014

Professor unearths Moon’s “Ocean of Storms” mystery

Colorado School of Mines Geophysics Associate Professor Jeff Andrews-Hanna is the lead author of a study documenting the discovery of a giant rectangular structure (roughly 1,600 miles across) on the nearside of the Moon. Using NASA’s Gravity News
Mar
10
2014

Mines student selected for Arecibo Observatory research

If you have seen the James Bond movie, GoldenEye, or played the Nintendo 64 video game, you might remember the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. Mines mechanical engineering student Alexis Humann was selected for a 10-week News

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