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OSIRIS APEX

OSIRIS APEX is a new name for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, to accompany its new mission to explore the near-Earth asteroid Apophis.

Researcher theorizes ancient Mars underwent climate change disaster

An article suggests life on the Red Planet doomed itself and altered the environment.

University of Arizona asteroid hunters celebrate success of DART mission

Spacewatch has used UA telescopes to search for near-Earth asteroids since the 1980s.

Out of this world: space tourism expected to launch in 2024

World View, based in Tucson, is now in their preliminary design stage.

NASA sets up collision with far-away asteroid

The DART mission will test whether Earth-fired weapons might someday push world-threatening objects off course.

Space Robots

A robotics lab at the University of Arizona is developing swarms of autonomous space robots capable of constructing bases and mining for resources on other celestial bodies like the Moon.

Ground-based telescopes need love, too

Research continues quietly atop S. Arizona mountains while the Webb space telescope makes headlines.

James Webb Telescope scientists dive into interstellar study

Astronomers are beginning to settle into a routine of regular research assignments.

University of Arizona graduate tracks satellite constellations for beleagured astronomers

Her study comes as Space X prepares to launch more sky-cluttering Starlink spacecraft.

James Webb Telescope ready for science

Scientists say all the spacecraft's instruments are aligned for operation.

University of Arizona astronomers study hypergiant stars

The massive objects are the largest of their kind in the galaxy.

Wildfire reaches Kitt Peak National Observatory

The Contreras Fire has grown to about 11,500 acres.

James Webb Space Telescope survives micrometeoroid impact

It is still on track to send its first scientific images of deep space next month.

Scientists marvel at new black hole image

The University of Arizona-led Event Horizon telescope project captured the object in the center of the Milky Way.

Get ready for spectacular star show from the James Webb Space Telescope

Project engineers are fine tuning the instrument's optics for targeted images.

NASA calls University of Arizona a "crown jewel"

University students and researchers work with NASA on a number of high-profile projects.

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