Space & Space Resources


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.
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
Mimlitz, left, is awarded the grand prize at the Colorado Undergraduate space Research Symposium by Greg Stahl of First RF Corporation. GOLDEN, Colo., May 5, 2015 – Zachary Mimlitz, a Colorado School
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
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
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
This article is part of a series on the undergraduate research fellowship program Engineering physics junior Steven Hackenburg is working with physics professor Dr. Lawrence Wiencke on programming
Geology and geological engineering graduate student Elena Finley is one of 1,058 applicants still in the running for the Mars One project. The project aims to establish a permanent human settlement on
Students in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Senior Design Program are building a lunar mining rover with technology that could support driverless vehicles. Electrical engineering
This portable fire extinguisher is lightweight, inexpensive, non-toxic, recyclable, uses water more efficiently and is less damaging to structures and electronics than a typical sprinkler system.