Space & Space Resources

The NASA Mars InSight Lander is en route to the Red Planet and two Colorado School of Mines scientists are among those eagerly awaiting its arrival in late November. Paul Morgan, senior geothermal
A team of Colorado School of Mines students won the grand prize at NASA's collegiate deep space competition, beating out 13 other undergraduate and graduate student teams from around the U.S. and the
Two Colorado School of Mines students have been named Astronaut Scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year. Anthony Nagygyor, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, and Connor Bray, a senior
A deep space gateway near the moon could one day serve as a staging point for spacecraft carrying humans to Mars and beyond.NASA proposed the concept last year and two student teams with ties to
In honor of National Engineers Week, Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin teamed up Feb. 16 for a fun day of activities and industry mentorship to encourage female and minority students
A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall. Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will be
A student team from Colorado School of Mines has qualified for the finals of the NASA Mars Ice Challenge for the second year in a row.Team MINERS, short for Martian Ice New-age Extraction and Recovery
A solar system learning park designed by a group of Mines students could soon come to life in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood. The students of Team Naztek designed the scaled solar system –
An intelligent drilling system capable of characterizing materials as it drills into the lunar or Martian surface is under development at Colorado School of Mines.A team of three Mines professors, led
Earth and Mars both possessed abundant surface water shortly after their formation, but unlike on Earth, where oceans still cover 70 percent of the planet, the Martian surface may have acted like a