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News Archive / Tagged: Colorado

  • Orion spacecraft arrives in Colorado for post-flight testing

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 4th, 2015

    NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which flew 3,600 miles into space during the Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) in December 2014, has been shipped to Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company headquarters in Littleton, Colorado, for final decontamination and testing. 

  • Apollo Moon rocks reveal new secrets

    Collin SkocikJune 8th, 2014

    Forty-five years after the historic Apollo 11 landing of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the Moon, the priceless Moon rocks brought back by that legendary expedition are back in the news, revealing new evidence confirming the theory that the Moon was formed by a Mars-sized planetesimal slamming into the young molten […]

  • Spaceport Colorado and Swiss Space Systems sign memorandum of understanding

    Press ReleaseOctober 9th, 2013

    Spaceport Colorado today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Swiss Space Systems (S3), an aerospace company that designs and engineers suborbital launch systems, formalizing a collaborative relationship and advancing the spaceport’s long-term development and licensing plans.