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Catalina Sky Survey Sets Record for Finding Asteroids

University of Arizona program bags 990 space rocks in 2017.

HiRISE Camera Reveals Ice Buried in Mars Cliffs

The UA instrument's find could be a boon for future human exploration.

Arizona and Sonora Look to Desert to Prepare for Space Missions

Researchers want to team up and return to the Sonoran Desert to mimic conditions on Mars.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

UA Astronomer's Camera to Play Key Role in New Space Telescope

Infrared camera will search for first objects in the universe.

Made to Fail, Parachutes for NASA Capsule Pass Newest Test in Yuma

The capsule will eventually be used to bring astronauts safely back to Earth from deep-space exploration.

Southern Arizona 2017 Science Highlights

Busy year in astronomy and planetary science for Tucson space industry.

Geminid Meteor Shower To Light up the Sky

Find a dark place, dress warmly and look up Wednesday night.

Astronomer Helps Find Most Distant Quasar, Clue to 'Cosmic Evolutions'

Scientists on quest to find when stars first formed in our universe.

Universities in U.S. and Mexico Partner on Telescope Project

Mirror to be made at University of Arizona, telescope to be installed in Baja California

UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope

Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.

Eyes to the Night Sky Saturday for Worldwide Moon Viewing

Tucson astronomy group to set up telescopes, donate instrument to Pima County Public Library for International Observe the Moon Night.

UA Astronomer Among First to 'See' Star Collision in Space

Two neutron stars collide to create gravitational waves detected on earth and allow for observation.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Get Trial Run

Spacecraft's cameras send back portrait of Earth.

OSIRIS-REx on its Way to Asteroid Bennu

Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

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