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Apr
25
2017

Mines-built space observatory launches into stratosphere

A NASA space observatory put together by Colorado School of Mines researchers has launched from Wanaka Airport in Otago, New Zealand, the afternoon of April 24, 2017 (10:50 a.m. April 25 local time), in a pioneering attempt to observe ultra-high- News
Mar
24
2017

Mines-built observatory ready to launch into near space

A NASA space observatory assembled by students and faculty in the Physics Department at Colorado School of Mines could launch this weekend from Wanaka, New Zealand.The Extreme Universe Space Observatory Super Pressure Balloon would fly at 110,000 News
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
Dec
01
2016

Mines researchers prepare space observatory for flight

A space observatory assembled at Colorado School of Mines by Mines faculty and students and members of the international EUSO collaboration will launch from New Zealand in March 2017 and fly at 110,000 feet, making the first fluorescence News
Oct
06
2016

Bill Nye the Science Guy dares Mines students to “change the world”

Over two decades after his show aired on PBS and took the ‘90s by storm, “Bill Nye the Science Guy” is still a hit among science enthusiasts, especially with the millennials who grew up watching him. On Oct. 5, Nye visited the Colorado School of News
Sep
21
2016

Materials Science PhD student awarded NASA fellowship

A Colorado School of Mines PhD student in materials science has been awarded a NASA fellowship—one of only 14 awarded by the space agency this year—to improve the performance of thermoelectric materials that can be used to power deep-space missions News