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Try to find the moon and Mercury tonight

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Join the world in looking at the moon from the University of Arizona campus

Join the world in looking at the moon from the University of Arizona campus

International Observe the Moon Night will be celebrated with telescopes, talks and a laser-light show.

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Calling all lunatics

Calling all lunatics

International Observe the Moon Night is Saturday

October 10, 2013 12:36 pmLoading…

Sky Spy: Summer Triangle in view tonight

If you follow the moon tonight with binoculars or a small telescope as it rises above the mountains, I guarantee you will have a delightful time watching it slide past the distant mountain peaks.

July 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy: Time is ripe to catch zodiacal light

Moon Watch

February 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Twin NASA spacecraft deliberately crash into moon

PASADENA, Calif. — A pair of NASA spacecraft tumbled out of orbit around the moon and crashed back-to-back into the surface on Monday, ending a mission that peered into the lunar interior.

December 17, 2012 4:23 pmLoading…

Got $1.5B to spare? Off to the moon you may go

Attention wealthy nations and billionaires: A team of former NASA executives will fly you to the moon in an out-of-this-world commercial venture combining the wizardry of Apollo and the marketing of Apple.

December 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sky spy: Stars, planets of 1621 similar to '12

Today is Thanksgiving, and there are countless things to be thankful for in this great nation.

November 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Chinese Cultural Center hosts Autumn Moon Festival

Tonight, from 6 to 8 p.m. is the Autumn Moon Festival at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Road.

September 29, 2012 9:00 amLoading…
History of American Spaceflight

History of American Spaceflight

Apollo 14 Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., who hit three golf balls while on the moon, conducts an experiment near a lunar crater, using an instrument from the two-wheeled rickshaw cart carrying the various test tools on Feb. 13, 1971. It was from this cart that Shepard took one tool, screwed …

July 28, 2012 3:44 pmLoading…
UA veggie garden for space readied for an earthly trek

UA veggie garden for space readied for an earthly trek

Tyler Jensen, left, and Thomas Hillebrand are putting together the teaching module of the University of Arizona's Lunar Greenhouse, which is headed to San Diego and Chicago to raise awareness about the greenhouse and hydroponic gardening. A prototype greenhouse is at the right.

June 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
UA veggie garden for space readied for an earthly trek

UA veggie garden for space readied for an earthly trek

A greenhouse designed for extraterrestrial use is taking a more terrestrial trip this summer.

June 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
on stage 7th Play in a Day: Is that insane or what?

on stage 7th Play in a Day: Is that insane or what?

Getting a play on the boards is a bit of insanity. Doing it in 24 hours — including writing the play — is complete, absolute, why-would-you-do-that insanity.

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UN torture investigator believes Mugabe kept him out of country

UN torture investigator believes Mugabe kept him out of country

JOHANNESBURG — An outraged U.N. torture investigator said Thursday he believes Zimbabwe's president may be the reason he was blocked from the country, a move that could further isolate the struggling nation.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Test rocket dented after deflation of parachute

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The booster rocket used in a test flight was badly dented when it fell into the Atlantic Ocean because of a deflated parachute, NASA said Thursday.

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UN chief urges Iran to accept plan to ship its uranium abroad

UN chief urges Iran to accept plan to ship its uranium abroad

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encouraged Iran on Wednesday to accept a U.N.-drafted plan to ship much of its uranium abroad for enrichment, saying it would be "an important confidence-building measure."

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Brooklyn's Bravery in town on Tuesday

Brooklyn's Bravery in town on Tuesday

There are few bands that polarize the critics more than The Bravery.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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