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Event Horizon telescope eyes new targets in deep space

UA-backed team of radio astronomers captured the image of another black hole

Bezos' private space program could yield dividends for researchers

Scientists anticipate less-expensive access to Earth orbit and the moon.

Tucsonan anticipating Richard Branson's rocket launch Sunday

Retiree already has a ticket to ride aboard Virgin Galactic spaceship.

Student study sheds light on unique space rock

A UA undergrad-led project unraveled mysteries about asteroid 16 Psyche.

NASA turns its attention to Venus

The space agency aims to send two new spacecraft to Earth's nearest planetary neighbor.

New exhibit spotlights Arizona's place in space exploration

The exhibit includes relics such as a spacesuit worn by Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Scientists rethinking volcanic theories on Mars

They are investigating evidence that the Red Planet could still be geologically active.

Understanding walls: "The barrier that we create in our hearts must be broken to heal and grow".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering the first space shuttle launch, 40 years ago; the uncertain state of the film industry reflected at the 93rd annual Academy Awards; and the tale of a very silly man.

"Bend in the Wash: The Rancho Linda Vista Artist Community"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Searching for gamma-rays with a telescope array in the Santa Rita Mountains, and film essayist Chris Dashiell on the masterpiece “La Jetée”.

UA scientists testing drones for Mars...in Iceland

Concept designs are being developed for exploration in future NASA missions.

"Beyond Earth's Edge: The Poetry of Spaceflight".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "DUSTWUN", a film about life, death and trust on the U.S. / Mexico Border.

UA astronomers observe far-away quasar for clues to universe's early years

The galactic phenomenon is more than 13 billion light years from Earth.

UA researchers receive grant to build new space telescope

The Aspera project is expected to launch in 2024.

Exoplanets get starring role in Sierra Vista exhibit

The traveling program is designed with COVID-19 concerns in mind.

OSIRIS-REx stows its asteroid sample earlier than planned

The decision was made when the team determined they had plenty of material, which was leaking from the collection head.

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