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Episode 324: Documenting Mars For a Decade With the HiRISE Camera

A look at the people behind the mission, and potential future space scientists.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

Trump Budget Eliminates NASA Space Grant, Education Programs

Arizona Space Grant Consortium trains students for STEM careers

Human Minds, Hands Critical in Space Missions, Ex-Astronaut Says

Space Shuttle alumnus Charlie Walker inspired by early satellites.

Fast and Bright Asteroid to Near Earth Next Week

The Tucson-discovered space rock will be studied by astronomers all over the world for its properties.

UA-Led Mission Will Float Telescope on Balloon to Study the Milky Way

Balloon-borne telescope to study galaxy's gas and dust.

Rocket Manufacturer to Boost Tucson Economy with 200 Jobs

Vector Space Systems will add $225 million to the local GDP over the next five years.

Radar Links Wastewater Pumping to Earthquakes

Technology observing dips and buckles of Earth found uplift near injection wells.

Bus Fare Debate: Tucson Wants Revenue; Riders Say No

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

UA Asteroid Mission Aims for Clues to Solar System Origins

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

Tucson Planetary Researcher Awaits Far Out Photo Op

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

Two Meteor Showers Will Dazzle in Arizona's August Sky

Overlapping showers mean lots of visible shooting stars.

Flagstaff Astronomers Find Planet Orbiting Young Star

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

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

Research aims at keeping Earth-orbiting objects moving safely.

Mercury Will Pass Between Earth, Sun in Rare Event

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter to host program for early-morning viewing.

Pima County Sued Over $15M Spaceport for Private Company

Goldwater Institute claims it's unconstitutional because cost outweighs taxpayer benefit.

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