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NASA grants UA space facility $3,000,000

The funding will support researchers' search for clues from the earliest days of the solar system

UA students prepare to put their own cubesat into space

The cereal box-sized "CatSat" will transmit data to UA's Biosphere 2.

Scientists are taking a closer look at Saturn's moon Enceladus

The ice moon spouts geysers of water that could harbor basics for extraterrestrial life.

Pima County cuts new deal with World View

Previous lease with near-space exploration firm was "unconstitutional."

UA scientists still learning from Apollo 17 rocks 50 years ago

University of Arizona lunar scientists are still discovering details from the last manned moon mission's rocks.

OSIRIS APEX

OSIRIS APEX is a new name for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, to accompany its new mission to explore the near-Earth asteroid Apophis.

Researcher theorizes ancient Mars underwent climate change disaster

An article suggests life on the Red Planet doomed itself and altered the environment.

University of Arizona asteroid hunters celebrate success of DART mission

Spacewatch has used UA telescopes to search for near-Earth asteroids since the 1980s.

Out of this world: space tourism expected to launch in 2024

World View, based in Tucson, is now in their preliminary design stage.

NASA sets up collision with far-away asteroid

The DART mission will test whether Earth-fired weapons might someday push world-threatening objects off course.

Space Robots

A robotics lab at the University of Arizona is developing swarms of autonomous space robots capable of constructing bases and mining for resources on other celestial bodies like the Moon.

U.S. Space Command chooses UA as inaugural partner in new program

University's long history in space research cited

Ground-based telescopes need love, too

Research continues quietly atop S. Arizona mountains while the Webb space telescope makes headlines.

James Webb Telescope scientists dive into interstellar study

Astronomers are beginning to settle into a routine of regular research assignments.

University of Arizona graduate tracks satellite constellations for beleagured astronomers

Her study comes as Space X prepares to launch more sky-cluttering Starlink spacecraft.

James Webb Telescope ready for science

Scientists say all the spacecraft's instruments are aligned for operation.

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