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Year-End: Space Missions Topped Arizona Science News

Science reporter Sara Hammond looks back at discovery and destinations.

Tucson Scientist Wants Public Help on Jupiter Photos

Amateurs, professionals involved in selecting sites for Juno Cam documentation.

UA Astronomers Study Milky Way via Balloon over South Pole

Scientists looking for clues to origins of universe in 'interstellar medium.'

On Way to Bennu, OSIRIS-REx Looks for 'Trojan' Asteroids

The rare objects are hidden from view of Earth's telescopes.

$60K 'Started Ball Rolling' on World-Class Astronomy Research at UA

Donation 100 years ago went for Steward Observatory at eastern edge of campus.

Flagstaff Scientist Detects Water on Rare Metal Asteroid

Another group of scientists wants to send a spacecraft to the asteroid, named Psyche.

Rare Comet Trio Has Astronomers Crowdsourcing Observers

Planetary Science Institute hoping for continuous help from amateurs and professionals.

Look to Skies to See 'Super Moon' Sunday Night

Moon's orbit brings it close to Earth during its full phase.

Will Arizona Election be Fraud Free? Yes, and Here's How

Plus, meet the new CEO of the Downtown Tucson Partnership.

UA Space Camera Details Crash Site of Europe's Martian Lander

Meanwhile, the European Space Agency's orbiter is successfully circling the planet.

Jupiter Spacecraft Captures Image of Towering Polar Storms

First pass of giant planet nets unexpected scientific data

UA Scientist Who Made Map for Apollo Moon Landings Dies

Ewen Whitaker dies at 94; was a pioneer of planetary science for NASA.

UA's Steward Observatory Celebrates 100th Anniversary

University ranked No. 1 among US space astronomy programs.

Thermal Camera to Help Search for Jupiter Moon's Ocean

ASU-developed device will give a starting point for quest for constituents of life on Europa.

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft, Instruments Healthy

Asteroid mission science instruments send back data from space.

Lowell Scientist Explains Red Splotch on Pluto’s Moon

Frozen methane builds up at the winter pole, like layers of spray paint.

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