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Hours Remain to Scheduled Launch of OSIRIS-REx

Mission leaders expect success in launch that will start 7-year journey.

One Day Remains to Launch of UA Asteroid Mission

Chance blastoff will be postponed is minimal, researchers say.

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Plus: Election Recap, OSIRIS-REx Preview, and US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speech.

Countdown Under Way for UA Mission to Asteroid

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft scheduled for launch Thursday to bring back soil sample.

NASA: UA Space Launch On Track Despite Rocket Explosion

Incident at adjacent launchpad prompts look at potential effects on asteroid mission.

Just Days Remain Until UA's Asteroid Mission Launch

University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx aims to bring back a few ounces of Bennu by 2023.

Asteroid Mission Focus of UA Planetary Science Open House

Next door, the Flandrau Science Center will unveil its renovated planetarium theater.

OSIRIS-REx Rocket Ready for Dress Rehearsal

With blastoff around the corner, UA-led mission's ride heading to launch pad for testing

UA Asteroid Mission Aims for Clues to Solar System Origins

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

UA Scientists to Make 3-D Map of Universe for Dark Energy Clues

Kitt Peak instrument will measure light of 35 million objects over 5 years.

OSIRIS-REx Mission Undergoing Finishing Touches for Launch

Scientists say spacecraft in good shape; scheduled launch is 34 days away.

Tucson Planetary Researcher Awaits Far Out Photo Op

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

Astronomers, Led by UA, Confirm 100-Plus New Planets

Celestial bodies could contain clues about our solar system's formation.

Tucson Company Improving Space Mission Water Quality

Paragon Space Development process increases recycled water.

UA Scientist to Delve into Jupiter's Secrets in Flyby

Juno spacecraft reaches solar system's largest planet July 4 after five-year journey.

Flagstaff Astronomers Find Planet Orbiting Young Star

Prior discoveries of big planets were limited to old stars; this one's 'only' 2 million years.

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