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University Of Arizona Lunar And Planetary Lab

Voyager 1 thought to be along the 'magnetic highway at edge of solar system

Voyager 1 thought to be along the 'magnetic highway at edge of solar system

Faculty and graduate students at the UA's Lunar and Planetary Lab spent the noon hour Monday discussing the conflicting signals being sent by Voyager 1, which may become the first spacecraft to ever leave our solar system.

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Images from Voyager I

Images from Voyager I

This rendering provided by NASA shows Voyager 1 at the edge of the solar system. NASA said that the long-running spacecraft has entered a new region at the fringes of the solar system.

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Big asteroid will come close - but miss us

Big asteroid will come close - but miss us

An asteroid about the size of the one that created Arizona's Meteor Crater will whiz by Earth on Feb. 15, getting closer to us than some of our orbiting communications satellites.

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UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

A crowd gathered early Monday in New York's Times Square watches a live stream of Curiosity's landing on Mars.

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UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

The Curiosity lander is seen parachuting toward the surface of Mars and the Gale Crater. The shot was taken by the orbiting HiRISE camera.

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UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

It's a happy and relieved scene at the Spaceflight Operations Facility at the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, Calif. Flight Director Keith Comeaux, right, celebrated with Martin Greco after Curiosity signaled a successful landing on Mars Sunday night.

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UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

UA-run HiRISE camera snaps parachuting rover of Mars rover as it lands

HiRISE has done it again. The UA Lunar and Planetary Lab team that operates the high-resolution camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a clear, stunning image of the Mars rover Curiosity descending by parachute toward the surface of Mars on Sunday night.

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