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DBJ Colorado Inno: Winner revealed for the Coolest Thing Made in Colorado

A Colorado-built spacecraft that gathered samples from an asteroid was the product to beat in this year’s Coolest Thing in Made in Colorado contest. OSIRIS-REx, a space probe built by Jefferson County-based Lockheed Martin Space, took home first place bragging rights in the Colorado Chamber of Commerce competition, the organization announced at its annual meeting […]


Denver Gazette: Lockheed spacecraft dubbed the ‘Coolest Thing Made in Colorado’

What’s cooler than a spacecraft that can collect samples of mysterious asteroids? When it comes to things made in Colorado, not much. That’s according to the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, which on Thursday announced the 2023 winner of its annual “Coolest Thing Made in Colorado” contest is Lockheed Martin Space. The contest collects nominations from […]


Fox 31: OSIRIS-REx spacecraft named 2023 Coolest Thing Made in Colorado

The votes are in, and the Colorado Chamber of Commerce announced the winner of the 2023 Coolest Thing Made in Colorado Thursday. Coloradans voted from a list of 10 finalists in the competition. The options ranged from military aircraft ejection seats to a gadget that keeps your bedsheets from getting wadded up in the washer […]



Spacecraft by Lockheed Martin Named 2023 Coolest Thing Made in Colorado

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber today announced that the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft and asteroid-sampling mission by Lockheed Martin Space has been named the Coolest Thing Made in Colorado for 2023. The award was presented at the Colorado Chamber’s annual meeting luncheon. The OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource […]