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Meet Outer Space's First Traffic Controller, in Residence at UA

Research aims at keeping Earth-orbiting objects moving safely.

Spacecraft for UA Asteroid Mission Heads to Florida Friday

Preparation begins for launch Sept. 8 on seven-year-long mission.

Tucson Amateur Astronomers Host Free Star Party

Saturday is international Astronomy Day

Tucson Researcher Receives Honor for Service to Planetary Science

Planetary Science Institute head Mark V. Sykes awarded by peers

NASA Awards Arizona Small Businesses Mission Funding

Tucson-based Paragon Space Development creating insulation.

New Instrument at Kitt Peak to Search for Exoplanets

NEID will measure the tiny back-and-forth wobble of a star.

Researcher: Part of Pluto Younger Than Thought

Photos show one region with smooth surface, indicating it is less than 10 million years old.

Student-Built Experiment Part of UA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft

Instrument will help identify minerals and chemicals on target asteroid, set for September launch.

Comet Catalina Makes Brief Appearance

Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 2013

Geminid Meteor Shower to Light Up Sky This Weekend

120 visible each hour; best viewing Sunday night into Monday morning.

Astronomer Shares 'Science Snacks' With Podcasts

Comet recording exceeded 100,000 downloads

Arizona Astronomers Track Piece Of Falling Space Junk

Refuse from space mission will make fiery descent over the Indian Ocean Thursday

Beyond Our Solar System, Too Many Worlds To Name

Tucson-based scientist looks back on 20 years of interplanetary discoveries.

'Mind-Boggling:' Pluto Fly-By Reveals Slushy Glaciers

New Horizons spacecraft took pictures in July; analysis under way in Flagstaff.

Flowing Water On Mars Opens Door For New Exploration

The Red Planet’s secrets remain a research challenge

To Test a Spacecraft, Shake It, Bake It and Freeze It

UA-led mission to an asteroid moves to environmental testing.

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