Space & Space Resources


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
Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Resources, presented at TEDxMileHigh at their Make + Believe Event in June. His talk titled, “How to live off the land in space,” focused on space
For the first time, a team of 18 Mines students has been selected to compete in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Design/Build/Fly competition April 15-17 in Wichita,
A space payload designed and tested with the help of Colorado School of Mines faculty and students will be launched to the International Space Station on Dec. 3 on the Orbital ATK OA-4 mission aboard
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