More Space Exploration Stories

Scientist warns of tons of orbiting space junk, with more on the way

The debris is a byproduct of things we take for granted in our way life, Al Anzaldua says.

Ocean & Space

Learn about UA scientists in the Southern Ocean measuring climate change; and celebrating the past and future of space exploration at Spacefest X.

OSIRIS-REx team IDs targets among boulders of asteroid's rough terrain

Asteroid Bennu's tricky surface has pushed the mission to take a new approach to sample collection.

Geoff Notkin on the past - and future - of space exploration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Mexican rock stars sing out about immigration; and a party to celebrate the "The Queen of the Night" at Tohono Chul.

50 years later, moon rocks are still yielding secrets

A Tucson lunar researcher says samples from the moon helped shape understanding of planetary development.

Arizona Spotlight for July 18th, 2019

Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival presents indigenous stories for all to see; Retired astronaut Mark Kelly reflects on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing; and a Spotlight Session from Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine.

Scientists observe shifting dunes on Mars

UA space scientists track the effect of wind on Martian sand dunes.

UA scientists mark moon landing's 50th anniversary

The university's lunar lab played key role in Apollo 11 mission planning.

Dr. Mae C. Jemison: "Living Deeply and Looking Up"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Artists wish UA students good luck during finals week; Exploring Persian fairy tales and women in mythology; Adiba Nelson on the challenges of being a mom.

Former Astronaut Mae Jemison to Speak at UA Commencement

The space exploration trailblazer will address the class of 2019 in May.

Space Scientists Look For Answers in OSIRIS-REx Photos

Particles and boulders pose new questions for planetary researchers.

OSIRIS-REx Photographs Unique Particles Blasted From Bennu

An unexpected discovery excites UA scientists leading the asteroid sampling mission.

UA Scientists Chosen to Examine Unopened Moon Samples

Rocks and soil were collected during Apollo missions almost 50 years ago.

A Change At The Top for World View

The balloon-launch company has replaced CEO Jane Poynter.

The Journey of NASA'S OSIRIS-REx Mission

A look back at the UA-led mission's origins and next steps in 2019.

Rocks On Bennu Create Bump for OSIRIS-REx Sample Search

The scientists have found more rocks than expected on the surface of the asteroid Bennu.

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