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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.

OSIRIS-REx’s asteroid tag historic moment for NASA

The mission's principal investigator discusses the next steps.

Preliminary data suggests OSIRIS-REx sample event a success

The first pictures back from the asteroid Bennu have been welcomed as good news by mission scientists.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

Nobel committee cites UA astronomy breakthrough in prize award

Nobel Prize-winners in physics built on the success of the Event Horizon imaging project.

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