Space & Space Resources


Team DREAMR – short for Drilling Rig for the Exploration and Acquisition of Martian Resources – is the fourth Mines team in four years to qualify for the one-of-a-kind collegiate aerospace competition.
Team CLOVER's winning design was a collapsible 3D-printed wheel that would act almost like a “Ferris wheel of test tubes.”
Mechanical Engineering's Greg Jackson is collaborating with OxEon Energy on a $1.8 million NASA project that could bring interplanetary fuel stations one step closer to reality.
Should an autonomous robot ever ask for advice? Computer Science Assistant Professor Tom Williams is tackling that question and more in an effort to improve human-robot interactions.
Brianne Treffner, a senior majoring in engineering physics, and Gabriel Adriano, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, will each receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
Colorado School of Mines welcomed U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton to campus Aug. 26 for a panel discussion on proposed legislation to support foundational science and technology research in the burgeoning
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
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
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
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