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Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry

Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry

Many representatives of Colorado’s robust aerospace industry agree that their beloved field and its future are marked with tinges of both promise and uncertainty. “I’m excited to say that the day is dawning, particularly at UCCS but throughout the nation, where we’re beginning to see new opportunities — exciting ways ahead in the fields of… Continue Reading Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry

Colorado works to create its bridge beyond the Final Frontier

Colorado is close to the heavens in more ways than one — not only in relative distance, but also from an economic perspective. As the state with the second-largest space economy, Colorado is either the primary or secondary home to more than 160 aerospace companies. And although many of those companies specialize in defense contracting,… Continue Reading Colorado works to create its bridge beyond the Final Frontier

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Colo. Springs attorneys taking on space cases

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Astronauts aren’t the only ones exploring the final frontier — attorneys are venturing into the unknown, too, with tasks such as establishing legal responsibility for space junk and protecting space craft patents. The practice of space law is growing in Colorado Springs thanks to the prominence of the Air Force, the Department of Defense and… Continue Reading Colo. Springs attorneys taking on space cases

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Lockheed Martin wins $21m contract

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Lockheed Martin will continue to provide support and management for a system that provides information to U.S. commanders and partner nations about missile events. The defense giant won a $21.5 million award from the U.S. government for a single year. The potential value of the contract for a five-year period is $78 million. Known as… Continue Reading Lockheed Martin wins $21m contract

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The space industry is planning to make giant strides in commercial space travel, space exploration and satellite technology during 2012. Continue Reading Space industry to go where few men have gone before

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NASA picks Colorado’s Orion crew

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NASA has accepted the Orion crew exploration vehicle design as its choice for a multi-purpose crew vehicle to be used in deep space – saving thousands of jobs in Colorado. NASA said the vehicle was the best choice for exploration beyond low-Earth orbit and commended the Orion designers for creating it with a reduced budget.… Continue Reading NASA picks Colorado’s Orion crew

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A private company launched a spacecraft into orbit Wednesday in a bold demonstration test for NASA that could lead to the first commercial space station supply run next year and eventual astronaut rides. The Falcon 9 rocket, owned by Space Exploration Technologies Corp., blasted into a clear, chilly morning sky, carrying a capsule named Dragon.… Continue Reading Private company launches test spacecraft for NASA

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Colorado Sen. Mark Udall says he’s guardedly optimistic about saving space-related jobs in Colorado after speaking with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden. Udall and Sen. Michael Bennet, both Democrats, met with Bolden on Monday to discuss the impact on Colorado of President Barack Obama’s decision to cancel NASA’s Constellation program, meant to return humans to the… Continue Reading Udall guardedly optimistic about Colo. NASA jobs

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