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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.

Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

Trump Budget Eliminates NASA Space Grant, Education Programs

Arizona Space Grant Consortium trains students for STEM careers

Human Minds, Hands Critical in Space Missions, Ex-Astronaut Says

Space Shuttle alumnus Charlie Walker inspired by early satellites.

UA Asteroid Mission Aims for Clues to Solar System Origins

OSIRIS-REx launch window opens Sept. 8; flight scheduled for 7 years.

Tucson Planetary Researcher Awaits Far Out Photo Op

Camera aboard spacecraft Juno, now orbiting Jupiter, soon wll deliver images.

Tucson Company Improving Space Mission Water Quality

Paragon Space Development process increases recycled water.

Pima County Faces Scrutiny over Space Company Lease

Goldwater Institute says lease violates Arizona Constitution, county says it's legal.

Pima County Sued Over $15M Spaceport for Private Company

Goldwater Institute claims it's unconstitutional because cost outweighs taxpayer benefit.

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