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Former Astronaut Mae Jemison to Speak at UA Commencement

The space exploration trailblazer will address the class of 2019 in May.

Space Scientists Look For Answers in OSIRIS-REx Photos

Particles and boulders pose new questions for planetary researchers.

OSIRIS-REx Photographs Unique Particles Blasted From Bennu

An unexpected discovery excites UA scientists leading the asteroid sampling mission.

UA Scientists Chosen to Examine Unopened Moon Samples

Rocks and soil were collected during Apollo missions almost 50 years ago.

A Change At The Top for World View

The balloon-launch company has replaced CEO Jane Poynter.

The Journey of NASA'S OSIRIS-REx Mission

A look back at the UA-led mission's origins and next steps in 2019.

Rocks On Bennu Create Bump for OSIRIS-REx Sample Search

The scientists have found more rocks than expected on the surface of the asteroid Bennu.

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Finds Water On Asteroid

The asteroid Bennu may offer clues about Earth's habitability.

Dwarf Planet Ceres Gaining New Attention From Scientists

A UA researcher says evidence of ice volcanoes on the surface make Ceres an interesting subject.

OSIRIS-REx Captures First Images of Bennu, 1.4M Miles From Asteroid

UA scientists mark spacecraft's approach phase in sampling mission.

UA Mars Camera Watching Dust Storm From Orbit

Storm has covered Mars since June, limiting surface missions

Apollo 8 Flight Controller Recalls Landmark Mission 50 Years Ago

Charles Dietrich is among NASA heroes attending Tucson Spacefest this year.

A Bright Touch: Harpist Christine Vivona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Voices of protesters in Nogales; and a conversation with NASA nurse Dee O'Hara on the birth of the space program.

It's a Bird! It's an Angel! No, It's Falcon Heavy!

Mars-bound rocket gives Southwest a sky spectacle.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

UA Lunar and Planetary Lab to Celebrate Years of Mars Photos

Annual open house will feature the work of HiRISE camera as well as activities for kids, adults.

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