Mon November 18, 2013

VIDEO: Watch CU Boulder’s MAVEN Launch To Mars

Screen capture from NASA livestream of MAVEN launch.


Thu November 7, 2013
Business Report

DigitalGlobe Shifts Sights For New Global HQ To Westminster


A Longmont-based satellite imagery company recently announced it has chosen Westminster for its new global headquarters. The move is an about-face for DigitalGlobe, which had previously selected Broomfield after a months-long search.

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Thu September 12, 2013
Business Report

DigitalGlobe Zooms In On Broomfield For New HQ

Satellite image, captured June 17, 2012 of the western edge of the High Park Fire burning to the west of Fort Collins, Colo.
Image (c) 2012 DigitalGlobe, Inc.


Sat August 17, 2013
All Tech Considered

Out Of The Comics, Into Reality: Jet Pack Moves Closer To Market

Originally published on Sat August 17, 2013 4:45 pm

Standing on the center console of the Martin Jetpack, a pilot straps in and uses the joysticks to control flight.
Lee Howell Martin Aircraft Co.

From Buck Rogers to James Bond, we all have a pretty concrete mental image of a jet pack — a motorized backpack with little handles in front and smoke shooting out of the back.

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Thu August 15, 2013

VIDEO: 'Sideways Rocket Hop' By SpaceX Prototype

Originally published on Thu August 15, 2013 11:50 am

The "Grasshopper" during its hop into the air.

The engineers at SpaceX this week successfully launched a 10-story rocket to an altitude of about 800 feet, moved it about 330 feet sideways and then brought the "Grasshopper" back down to its landing pad.

Check out the video.

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