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Jul
17
2019

Lunar test bed a playground for emerging space technology

What does a lunar test bed look like? For many of us, probably a bit like a great big sandbox — if that sandbox were filled not with play sand but finely ground basaltic cinders meant to simulate the dusty regolith that covers the surface of the News
Jun
28
2019

Apollopalooza to feature talks from two Mines professors

Two Colorado School of Mines professors are among the Apollo-era legends, astronauts, business leaders, innovators and thought leaders who will be speaking at Apollopalooza, Colorado’s weeklong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 News
Apr
03
2019

When humans settle on Mars, houses could be 3D-printed

When the first humans settle on Mars, what if their homes were not built but printed? That's the question being posed in the latest NASA Centennial Challenge, pitting teams from industry and academia to design and 3D-print habitats using materials News
Feb
19
2019

New policy needed to advance space resources industry

Space mining – the extraction and use of resources from the moon, asteroids and more – once sat firmly in the realm of science fiction.    Now, the first missions to harvest water from the permanently shadowed regions of the moon could be only a News
Jan
16
2019

High-res images of Martian ice caps may reveal climate history

A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded funding from NASA to develop the highest-resolution 3D images ever of what lies in the interior of Mars' polar ice caps. "Just like on Earth, the ice caps are witnesses of the climate on Mars — News
Nov
15
2018

Mines student leads top team at Techstars Startup Weekend

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student will get to pitch his space startup at a major international conference for satellite and aerospace professionals this spring – his team’s prize for winning the Techstars Startup Weekend in Boulder last News
Jul
23
2018

Mines scientists contributing to NASA Mars InSight mission

The NASA Mars InSight Lander is en route to the Red Planet and two Colorado School of Mines scientists are among those eagerly awaiting its arrival in late November. Paul Morgan, senior geothermal geologist at the Colorado Geological Survey, and News
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
26
2018

Two Mines students named Astronaut Scholars

Two Colorado School of Mines students have been named Astronaut Scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Anthony Nagygyor, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, and Connor Bray, a senior studying engineering physics, will each receive a $10, 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

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