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Protecting Dark Skies for Astronomy and Life

Artificial light at night is a threat to astronomical research, personal safety, and the health of both humans and wildlife. LED are worsening the problem.
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Astronomers say Arizona has potential to become hub for asteroid exploration

NASA chose ASU to lead that $450-million Discovery mission to the metallic asteroid Psyche, and build a critical instrument for the robotic spacecraft.
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County, World View officials mark completion of headquarters, Spaceport Tucson

Pima County and World View officials Dec. 29 marked the completion of Spaceport Tucson and…

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NASA & Arizona: OSIRIS-REx Speeds Toward Asteroid Rendezvous

NASA’s first asteroid sampling mission launched into space beginning a journey that could revolutionize our understanding of the early solar system.
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AAS President Testifies to Congress on Why Astronomy Matters

13 Jul 2016 Barely a month into her two-year term as President of the American…

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Giant telescope takes a close look at a lava lake on Jupiter’s moon Io

Large Binocular Telescope Observatory places itself as the forerunner of the next generation of extremely large telescopes.
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