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Threat from hazardous space debris is getting worse

A University of Arizona scientist says tracking rogue objects is harder than ever.

Bezos' private space program could yield dividends for researchers

Scientists anticipate less-expensive access to Earth orbit and the moon.

New Apollo era film looks back on moon mission photoraphy

The documentary producer is reviewing thousands of rare spaceflight images.

New exhibit spotlights Arizona's place in space exploration

The exhibit includes relics such as a spacesuit worn by Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Understanding walls: "The barrier that we create in our hearts must be broken to heal and grow".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering the first space shuttle launch, 40 years ago; the uncertain state of the film industry reflected at the 93rd annual Academy Awards; and the tale of a very silly man.

Planetary scientists look ahead to new airborne explorers

They say the historic Mars Ingenuity helicopter flight is only the beginning.

"The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy" - Are there universal laws of biology?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The City of Tucson changes policy on recycling glass; taking a nature hike along Cienega Creek; and a reminder of the positive difference you can make in your own backyard.

"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.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

OSIRIS-REx closing in on asteroid sampling attempt

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

Mars missions prepare to launch

Three spacecraft are scheduled to depart for February 2021 arrivals at the Red Planet.

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?

OSIRIS-REx passes milestone by rehearsing approach to asteroid

The first major rehearsal had the added challenge of COVID-19, which meant the mission's team could not be together for the test.

Discussions continue about mysterious particles around asteroid Bennu

Scientists say the objects, first detected in January, pose no threat to the OSIRIS-REx mission

UA's special connection with the second moon landing

The Apollo 12 mission relied on pinpoint calculations from a UA lunar scientist 50 years ago.

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