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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.

Jupiter to Shine Its Brightest and Biggest

Largest planet making closest approach to Earth this year Friday.

Arizona Desert Is Testing Spot for NASA's Mars Capsule

The mission is in the 'quantification' stage, and each test costs $1-$1.5 million.

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

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

Tucson Team to Study Dust on Space Bodies Slated for Exploration

Researchers at the Planetary Science Institute will study bodies without atmospheres looking for resources, dangers to future space missions.

'Rise of the Rocket Girls' Chronicles Contribution of NASA Women

Tucson Festival of Books author Nathalia Holt tells professional, personal stories

Newly Discovered Earth-like Planets Hold Promise for Life

Arizona planetary scientists anxious to learn more

UA Graduate Sets Sights High in the Sky: Science in Space

Michelle Thompson in the running for Canadian Space Agency astronaut job.

OSIRIS-REx Takes Photo of Jupiter, 3 Moons

UA-led mission testing out its cameras in search of Trojan asteroids.

Former UA President Robert Shelton to Head Telescope Project

Shelton, the university's 19th president, has experience with global observatories.

Creating Rules of the Road for Hazardous Space Junk

UA's Moriba Jah is an author on NASA-commissioned study on managing space traffic

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft 'Aces' Its First Deep-Space Maneuver

Engines fired to set up gravity assist for the UA-led mission's spacecraft.

UA Camera Catches Glimpse of Earth, Moon from Mars

Scientists took images while calibrating space instrument.

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Fires Engine in Space

Deep-space maneuver directs the UA-led spacecraft back toward Earth

Year-End: Space Missions Topped Arizona Science News

Science reporter Sara Hammond looks back at discovery and destinations.

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