U.S. defense policy has long made Colorado and its neighbors into an intentional target for nuclear weapons.
A prototype missile launched from North Korea on Friday "could easily reach the U.S. West Coast, and a number of major U.S. cities," including Denver, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists and other experts.
Gardner on North Korea’s latest missile launch: “We are moving further down the road of potential military conflict”
The missile, North Korea said, flew roughly 580 miles and reached an approximate altitude of 1,740 miles. The U.S. said North Korea's missile was in the air for about 40 minutes.
The cost of Lockheed Martin's F-35 has come down significantly since early production -- but not necessarily due to pressures from President Donald Trump.
Centennial-based United Launch Alliance is scheduled to shoot a high priority global surveillance satellite into space.