Tucson scientists will interpret features of the dwarf planet and possibly a subsurface ocean.
Brother Guy says he won't answer the question 'What is Life?' in his opening lecture.
The UA's HIRISE camera team has located a UK Mars lander that vanished upon landing.
Retired NASA astronaut Frank Borman signs fifth-grader Derek Contreras' arm Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 in Tucson, Ariz., after speaking with students from Mission Manor Elementary School about his trips to space. Col. Borman served as commander of the Gemini 7 and Apollo 8 missions in the 1960…
OSIRIS-REx will catch up to Asteroid Bennu in 2018, return sample to Earth.
NASA's first mission to Pluto will begin sending images to Earth early next year.
This image of Jupiter shows a moon shadow on the giant planet's Great Red Spot.
Art and science meet up at exhibit at the UA's Lunar and Planetary Lab.
It may no longer be the national observatory, but its biggest telescopes have landed new scientific projects.
Dante Lauretta: NASA missions should inspire future scientists.
A 2015 mission will add to enthusiasm for the recently demoted "dwarf."
Giffords spoke at the YWCA of Tucson's Women's Leadership Conference.
The Nicaragua explosion claim was intriguing to asteroid watchers.
NASA funds five proposals for far-out projects and two are based in Tucson.
Rocket scientists took the top awards at the 2014 Engineering Design Day this week at the University of Arizona.
It's not too hot to boil away water, nor too cold to totally freeze it — but whether it's 'just right,' we may never know.
"Boy, they really flew by wire," Astronaut John Glenn quipped as he checks over the control wires of the full scale model of the Wright Brothers first powered aircraft, Dec. 17, 1963, Kitty Hawk, N.C. The model was presented at ceremonies in observance of the 69th Anniversary of powered flig…
OSIRIS-REx will grab a piece of an asteroid; the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will explore the mysteries of the universe.
Researchers winning fellowships named for Sagan, Einstein and Hubble will study at the Department of Astronomy and the Lunar and Planetary Lab.
Astrobiologists hope an array of new telescopes and space missions, combined with technological leaps, will lead to evidence of life on exoplanets.