Trivia: University of Colorado Mars mission

Education, Home & Family, On the Road, Trivia
on May 31, 2009

The University of Colorado at Boulder (pop. 94,673) will lead a $485 million Mars mission, slated to launch in 2013, to study the planet’s past climate and its potential for harboring life. The NASA research contract to the university’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics is the largest research contract ever awarded to the school.