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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
16
2017

Mines professors connected to landmark cosmic discovery

Astronomers and astrophysicists worldwide are celebrating a landmark discovery: For the first time, scientists have not only detected gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – from the collision of two neutron stars but also follow-up signals 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
08
2017

Sowers testifies before House committee on space resources

A Colorado School of Mines professor was among the experts who testified before a U.S. House of Representatives committee about private sector exploration of the moon. George Sowers, professor of practice in mechanical engineering, addressed the News
Aug
07
2017

Mines plans launch of Space Resources graduate program

Colorado School of Mines could soon be preparing the next generation of scientists and engineers to responsibly explore, extract and use resources not only on Earth but also on the Moon, Mars, asteroids and beyond. Mines is planning to launch a News
Aug
01
2017

Mines student to observe total solar eclipse with NCAR

Alyssa Boll has loved space since she was young. Her father, a computer scientist and amateur astronomer, made his own telescopes and was always teaching her and her sister the names of the celestial objects they spied. Now this summer, the News
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

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