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7 Arizona planetary scientists will help NASA probe Europa

7 Arizona planetary scientists will help NASA probe Europa

NASA mission to Jupiter's moon will look for life in icy crust.

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NASA craft could clear up Ceres, Pluto riddles

NASA craft could clear up Ceres, Pluto riddles

New images give sharper focus to giant asteroid; reveal Pluto and its known moons. 

May 17, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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UA astronomer makes NASA's photo of the day

UA astronomer makes NASA's photo of the day

He enjoys clearest view of a celestial object the human eye's ever seen.

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Anniversary of the first American in space

Anniversary of the first American in space

U.S. astronauts laugh while standing around models of the Atlas and nose capsule designed to carry them into space in San Diego, California September 25, 1959. From left are Walter Schirra, J.R. Dempsey, executive of convair, maker of Atlas, John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, Alan Shepar…

May 04, 2015 12:02 pm
Pluto reveals possible polar ice cap

Pluto reveals possible polar ice cap

As a spacecraft approaches the dwarf planet, its features are coming into focus.

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Hubble Telescope changed our view of universe

UA astronomers say its legacy changed our concept of how universe works.  

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UA, ASU teams to search for alien life

UA, ASU teams to search for alien life

Scientists at two Arizona universities get NASA grants to seek extraterrestrial life.

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Exploring a dwarf planet

Exploring a dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is getting closer to Ceres, the biggest thing in the asteroid belt.

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Apollo 13 splashdown anniversary

Apollo 13 splashdown anniversary

Astronaut Thomas Stafford, left, and Donald Slayton, Director of Flight Crew Operations, puff on big cigars and applaud as the Apollo 13 made a successful splashdown, April 17, 1970, Houston, Tex. Other members of the Mission Control teams surround the console. (AP Photo)

April 15, 2015 11:53 am
Scientists will 'unwrap' Pluto in 1st mission fly-by

Scientists will 'unwrap' Pluto in 1st mission fly-by

NASA mission is about to turn 'a point of light into a planet.'

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NASA's Dawn mission is orbiting Ceres

NASA's Dawn mission is orbiting Ceres

Researchers shed light on dwarf planet from data gathered during approach.

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UA's moon tree struggles in our dry climate

UA's moon tree struggles in our dry climate

Sycamore grown from seeds that orbited moon is alive but struggling.

March 15, 2015 7:06 pm Photos

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UA's moon tree struggles in dry climate

UA's moon tree struggles in dry climate

Sycamore grown from seeds that orbited moon is alive but struggling.

March 15, 2015 7:06 pm Photos

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Ceres in sharper focus

Ceres in sharper focus

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is still 52,000 miles from dwarf planet Ceres, but its features are beginning to reveal themselves.

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UA scientists have eyes on Europa

UA scientists have eyes on Europa

Four teams from the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory are vying to build instruments for NASA's Europa Clipper.

February 15, 2015 6:45 am Photos

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Dawn is getting closer to Ceres

Dawn is getting closer to Ceres

NASA released the clearest images ever taken of Ceres, queen of the astroid belt, on Thursday.

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NASA 's latest photo of Pluto

NASA 's latest photo of Pluto

The view of Pluto and its giant moon Charon will improve as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft gets much closer this summer.NASA released this image on Feb. 4, the birthday of Pluto's discoverer, Clyde Tombaugh.

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Planet or not: Pluto may settle issue this year

Planet or not: Pluto may settle issue this year

Happy Birthday to Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered the demoted planet.

February 04, 2015 10:00 am Video Photos

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Kelly twins have right stuff for NASA study

Kelly twins have right stuff for NASA study

Mark and Scott Kelly are examining the effects of prolonged space travel.

February 02, 2015 7:06 pm Photos

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Life evolved after planets formed

Life evolved after planets formed

Asteroids and comets may have provided the spark but life needs a planet or moon to evolve.

January 31, 2015 7:13 pmLoading…

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