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Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

UA Astronomy Pioneer Kuiper's Work Still Relevant Today

He advanced US space exploration in the 1960s, including moon crash landing.

Pluto-Palooza

Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.

Arizona Spotlight for July 3rd, 2015

Exploring the planet Pluto as never before; land and sea survival training tests Air Force pilots' mettle; monsoon love for toads, tarantulas, and tortoises; and A Book I Love.

Arizona Spotlight for May 1st, 2015

"Now en EspaƱol" tells how five Latina actresses became "Desperate Housewives" in Spanish; MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon searches the stars for distant planets; "I Dream in Widescreen" showcases student films; San Ysidro Festival revives old traditions.

Hubble Space Telescope Marks 25 Years in Space

University of Arizona scientists mark historic launch of groundbreaking telescope

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