More Space Science Stories

'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.

Former NASA Administrator Sees Key Role for UA in Space

OSIRIS-REx mission to asteroid is unprecedented.

Shadow-Piercing Camera from ASU to Study Moon

The ShadowCam will look at 'dark side of moon' to help plan future missions.

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.

Selected Archive Filters

Space Science
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona