Mines & Lockheed Martin to host Over the Dusty Moon Challenge

Mines & Lockheed Martin to host Over the Dusty Moon Challenge

Colorado School of Mines, in partnership with Lockheed Martin have teamed up to host a new global student design challenge open to student teams from any accredited university worldwide.  The Over the Dusty Moon Challenge will address a topic of increasing practical...
Mines wins award at NASA Break the Ice Lunar Challenge

Mines wins award at NASA Break the Ice Lunar Challenge

Students from the Space Resources Graduate program at Mines won second place and $75,000 for their proposed Lunar Ice Digging System, or LIDS at the NASA Break the Ice Lunar Challenge. LIDS would include three rovers – excavator, regolith hauler, and water hauler, as...
Mines selected to Moon to Mars X-Hab 2022 Challenge

Mines selected to Moon to Mars X-Hab 2022 Challenge

A team of Mines Space Resources graduate students was selected to develop innovative design ideas that will help NASA advance and execute its Moon to Mars exploration objectives. The selection is part of the 2022 Moon to Mars eXploration Systems and Habitation (M2M...
Alex Gilbert publishes policy article in Milken Institute Review

Alex Gilbert publishes policy article in Milken Institute Review

Alex Gilbert, PhD graduate student in the Space Resources program published a space resources policy article in the Milken Institute Review. The article argues that better technology, falling costs, and a rush of competitive energy from the private sector has put the...
Mines offers Luxembourg Space Resources Professional Course

Mines offers Luxembourg Space Resources Professional Course

Profs. Angel Abbud-Madrid and Chris Dreyer offered a 3-day Space Resources Professional Course as part of the Luxembourg Space Resources Week on April 15-17, 2021.  The course was co-organized by the Colorado School of Mines, the International Space University (ISU),...
Mines and Off Planet Research collaborate on NSF study

Mines and Off Planet Research collaborate on NSF study

Prof. Chris Dreyer has teamed up with Off Planet Research on a recently funded SBIR project by the National Science Foundation, entitled “Portable Production Process for icy Regoliths by Vapor Deposition.”  The objective of the investigation is to create...