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BlackStar Orbital SpaceDrone Manufacturing Facility coming to Sierra Vista in 2026

The company will build and test its portable satellite called the SpaceDrone at the new facility

James Webb Space Telescope reveals views of spiral galaxies

Scientists are getting new information about our own Milky Way.

Previewing UA's 2024 College of Science Lecture Series

Presenters will reveal unexpected findings that transformed their fields.

Black holes continue to raise questions about basic physics

The mere existence of the objects was only theoretical 100 years ago.

Asteroid hunters welcome Arizona citizen scientists to scan the sky

Catalina Sky Survey wants to find dangerous near-Earth objects "before they find us."

UA among schools claiming the mantle of "Space U."

A dozen U. S. colleges and universities are emphasizing their dedication to space science research.

UA space trackers identify rogue rocket stage that hit the moon

They stress the threat of space junk could extend all the way to lunar orbit.

UA students share in OSIRIS-REx success

They are taking a role developing experiments on the sample brought back from Bennu.

UA scientists explore asteroid link to the Moon

The space rock carries the same characteristics as lunar material brought back by the Apollo astronauts.

University of Arizona opens new astrobiology center

It keeps UA at the forefront of research about objects gathered from space.

“Ring of Fire” solar eclipse coming Saturday morning

The peak annular eclipse will happen in Tucson at 9:33 a.m on Oct. 14.

OSIRIS-REx brings home largest carbon rich sample

NASA revealed its preliminary findings Wednesday morning.

Psyche asteroid mission ready to launch

The latest flight to a space rock will explore an asteroid with an exposed metallic core.

Last mirror for world’s biggest telescope begins construction at University of Arizona

The mirror for the Giant Magellan Telescope will begin its laborious construction process this week.

The Buzz: OSIRIS-REx delivers its payload

The decades-running space mission dropped a sample from the asteroid Bennu Sunday, kicking off the next phase of the project.

OSIRIS-REx successfully returns sample capsule to Earth

The landing ended a seven year mission to the asteroid Bennu and back.

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