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"Bend in the Wash: The Rancho Linda Vista Artist Community"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Searching for gamma-rays with a telescope array in the Santa Rita Mountains, and film essayist Chris Dashiell on the masterpiece “La Jetée”.

UA scientists testing drones for Mars...in Iceland

Concept designs are being developed for exploration in future NASA missions.

"Beyond Earth's Edge: The Poetry of Spaceflight".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "DUSTWUN", a film about life, death and trust on the U.S. / Mexico Border.

UA astronomers observe far-away quasar for clues to universe's early years

The galactic phenomenon is more than 13 billion light years from Earth.

UA researchers receive grant to build new space telescope

The Aspera project is expected to launch in 2024.

Exoplanets get starring role in Sierra Vista exhibit

The traveling program is designed with COVID-19 concerns in mind.

OSIRIS-REx stows its asteroid sample earlier than planned

The decision was made when the team determined they had plenty of material, which was leaking from the collection head.

OSIRIS-REx’s asteroid tag historic moment for NASA

The mission's principal investigator discusses the next steps.

Preliminary data suggests OSIRIS-REx sample event a success

The first pictures back from the asteroid Bennu have been welcomed as good news by mission scientists.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

Nobel committee cites UA astronomy breakthrough in prize award

Nobel Prize-winners in physics built on the success of the Event Horizon imaging project.

Trio of Mars missions to follow OSIRIS-REx on space exploration calendar

Planetary spacecraft from three countries are en route to the Red Planet.

OSIRIS-REx closing in on asteroid sampling attempt

The UA-backed mission is one week away from its crucial maneuver.

Interplanetary visitor sweeps past Earth

Bright Neowise comet surprises space scientists in Tucson.

Adiba Nelson asks “What will it take for America to understand the pain of Black women?”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Preserving the hidden history of one of Tucson's oldest Black communities; SpaceX launches a new era in space travel; and - was Speedway Boulevard ever really the ugliest street in America?

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