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  • Catalyst: ASU research helping power satellites through space
    July 11, 2018
    Catalyst profiles an Arizona State University researcher who is exploring new ways to power satellites through space using the unique properties of gallium.
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  • Putting the steel in steely-eyed missile men and women
    April 23, 2018
    ASU class prepares next generation of space explorers with hands-on payload drop project
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  • ASU joins UC3 coalition to tackle climate change issues
    February 6, 2018
    13 leading universities will work to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future
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  • What the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch means for the future of space travel
    February 6, 2018
    When will we be able to weekend on the moon? ASU professor has some insights
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  • ASU student payloads selected to fly on Blue Origin space vehicle
    January 25, 2018
    Three Arizona State University student-led payload projects have been selected to launch into space on Blue Origin’s "New Shepard" space vehicle later this year.
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  • Tempe evolves into a hotbed for the space industry
    November 13, 2017
    The cosmos is billions of years old. But the idea of exploring the unknown, infinite universe beyond Earth’s orbit from Tempe is much, much younger. Arizona State University has been...
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  • LunaH-Map will reveal details about ice deposits on the moon
    October 29, 2017
    The new ASU CubeSat mission breaks new ground for the University's forays into space
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  • ASU NewSpace hosts Planet for an Earth Observing Dataset User Workshop
    September 25, 2017
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  • ASU NewSpace Special Colloquium with Planet Co-Founder and CEO, Will Marshall
    September 25, 2017
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  • Overview: Stories in the Stratosphere
    August 30, 2017
    A collection of science fiction stories, art, and speculative timelines exploring the near future of the stratosphere created by Arizona State University Center for Science and the Imagination.
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  • ASU NewSpace Director of Projects, Prof. Craig Hardgrove's LunaH Map passes CDR
    August 1, 2017
    School of Earth and Space Exploration and ASU NewSpace Director of Projects, Assistant Professor Craig Hardgrove and his team have successfully passed their Critical Design Review (CDR) for their LunaH...
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  • Lockheed Martin - NextSTEP Habitat Rendering
    ASU NewSpace Director Jim Bell on the challenges to be solved before humans live in deep space
    July 31, 2017
    As NASA takes steps toward moon-orbiting outpost, Dr. Jim Bell talks about how it differs from living on the International Space Station.
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  • ASU Celebrates Moon Day
    July 20, 2017
    There are many reasons to get excited about the Lunar research at ASU.
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  • New virtual approach to science in space
    June 21, 2017
    ASU professor and colleagues suggest a new approach to scientific exploration that they call exploration telepresence
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  • Taking the pulse of an ocean world
    May 9, 2017
    An ASU-designed 'planetary stethoscope' could help us find out what lies in Europa's global ocean.
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  • ASU’s open-source 'library of the stars' to be enhanced by NSF grant
    April 28, 2017
    Stars are the most commonly observed objects in the universe. Now, with a new $2.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), researchers at Arizona State University will...
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  • NASA selects ASU’s ShadowCam for moon mission
    April 28, 2017
    Instrument from Mark Robinson of School of Earth and Space Exploration and Malin Space Science Systems will explore permanently shadowed regions
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  • An ASU Space Celebration
    April 19, 2017
    Scientists, Fans gather in Tempe to explore the Lucy, Psyche missions and the role the university plays in each
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  • Exploring the Milky Way's star factories with GUSTO
    April 18, 2017
    An ASU astronomer is helping design and build new balloon-borne observatory to explore how stars and solar systems form
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  • ASU center studies solar system's history through meteorites, partners with NASA
    April 13, 2017
    Arizona State University’s Center for Meteorite Studies looks for clues about the formation of the solar system by studying the characteristics of meteorites.
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  • The search for life in the universe to be focus of national conference in April
    April 5, 2017
    For the first time, Arizona will be hosting the nationally recognized Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon), bringing together scientists from across the country to report on new discoveries and to...
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  • ASU postdoc awarded prestigious NSF astronomy and astrophysics fellowship
    March 27, 2017
    School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) postdoctoral researcher Adam Beardsley has recently won the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship.
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  • ASU to showcase NASA digital learning project at national conference
    March 21, 2017
    Infiniscope makes NASA science content accessible, interactive for all ages
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  • TEDxASU event to showcase 'Innovation Worth Sharing'
    March 20, 2017
    ASU faculty, students to share their ideas and new ways of looking at issues in hopes of sparking inspiration in the audience
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  • ASU techies create 3-D model of mysterious, metal asteroid Psyche
    March 15, 2017
    NASA mission seeks to explore what scientists believe is the core of a failed planet
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  • ASU students compete for a journey to the moon
    March 10, 2017
    Sun Devils working with teammates on the other side of the globe for a chance to induce photosynthesis on our lunar neighbor
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  • Going behind 'Hidden Figures'
    March 3, 2017
    ASU Piper center hosts author Margot Lee Shetterly, who will speak on the women featured in the new Oscar-nominated film
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  • ASU experts weigh in on discovery of warm, rocky 'Earth-like' planets
    February 22, 2017
    The discovery of seven warm, rocky “Earth-like” planets orbiting a star 39 light-years away has created new opportunities for science, according to the lead researcher of the NASA study...
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  • Behind-the-scenes peek: How to build a deep-space instrument for NASA mission
    February 22, 2017
    PBS to air documentary Friday about 1st space instrument to be built entirely at ASU, now on its way to asteroid Bennu
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  • AZLoop at ASU: How about mass transit at 750 mph?
    February 21, 2017
    Competing in SpaceX Hyperloop competition, squad of more than 100 students from range of majors gets ready to submit plans
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  • KEDtalk: Visitors from another world
    February 20, 2017
    Meenakshi Wadhwa, director of Center for Meteorite Studies at ASU, discusses origins of universe and studying Mars through rocks
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  • Does our solar system have an undiscovered planet? You can help astronomers find out
    February 15, 2017
    ASU's Adam Schneider and colleagues are hunting for runaway worlds that may be lurking in the space between stars
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  • 5 things we ❤ about space at ASU
    February 13, 2017
    ASU is rapidly becoming known for its out-of-this-world endeavors. From Psyche to CubeSat. From Mars to the moon. Here, in honor of Valentine’s Day, are five things we (heart)...
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  • From space to sea, Parazynski has seen it all — and says there's yet more to explore
    January 23, 2017
    ASU's official University Explorer — who is also an astronaut, scuba diver, mountain climber, pilot and doctor — will discuss our need for new horizons in public lecture
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  • NASA satellites to aid ASU researchers in California drought study
    January 18, 2017
    Water management and drought forecasting traditionally meant physically measuring surface water or groundwater, but Arizona State University researchers are tackling the problem in a new way: from space.
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  • ASU search for water on moon seeks important answers
    January 17, 2017
    Researcher Craig Hardgrove explains science behind NASA mission that marked university as major player in space exploration
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  • 2017: ASU Space Odyssey
    January 6, 2017
    NASA mission selections show how the nation's most innovative university embodies the spirit of exploration
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  • NASA approves mission that includes ASU-designed, -built thermal emission spectrometer
    January 4, 2017
    NASA has approved a mission to explore asteroids that scientists — including Arizona State University researchers behind a key component — hope will reveal details about the earliest history...
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  • ASU to lead deep-space NASA mission for 1st time
    January 4, 2017
    Metal asteroid Psyche to offer unique look into violent collisions that created Earth, terrestrial planets
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  • Journey to a metal world
    December 20, 2016
    ASU completes site visit — a rather bland name for quite a daunting process — as NASA considers proposed Psyche mission
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  • When space science and engineering meet venture capital, ASU students are ready
    December 13, 2016
    The growth of private space-exploration companies, such as SpaceX and Virgin Galactic, has changed the way scientists do business. ASU is leading the way in preparing students for the...
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  • 'One of the greatest Americans of our time'
    December 8, 2016
    ASU university explorer Scott Parazynski remembers his colleague and friend, astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn
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  • Looking for life on Mars — in Chile
    November 17, 2016
    ASU scientists make discovery at South American hot springs that could spur revisiting a Red Planet location already explored
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  • Is a weekend on the moon around the corner?
    November 17, 2016
    ASU professor Jim Bell talks about why deep space is the new economic frontier
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  • Cubesat mission on track, poised for breakthroughs
    October 21, 2016
    ASU reaches one-year mark on endeavour that could create new standard for space exploration
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  • In international experiment, ASU astronomers explore mysteries of star formation
    October 20, 2016
    Uniquely sensitive camera, with optics and electronics designed and built at ASU, will probe into giant clouds of interstellar dust
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  • Small impacts are reworking the moon's soil faster than scientists thought
    October 13, 2016
    Study reveals surface features younger than assumed; potential structures would need better protection
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  • Arizona field trips make big impact on ASU students
    October 7, 2016
    Annual trek to Meteor Crater, other sites offers incoming earth and space majors hands-on experience in the field
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  • ASU astronomers to explore the ‘cosmic dawn’ of the universe
    September 14, 2016
    Thirteen billion years ago, nearly every particle in the universe was affected by a new phenomenon: the emergence of starlight from the birth of stars in the first galaxies.
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  • 'Shooting for the Stars'
    September 14, 2016
    Breakthrough Initiatives official to speak about the search for extraterrestrial life at ASU Sept. 20
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  • ASU satellite wins 2016 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award
    September 13, 2016
    ASU’s Space and Terrestrial Robotic Exploration (SpaceTREx) SunCube FemtoSat and the SpaceTREx team, headed by Jekan Thanga, assistant professor with the School of Earth and Space Exploration, have won...
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  • Have a blast at ASU space launch party
    September 2, 2016
    School of Earth and Space Exploration hosts event for unique mission that aims to collect 4 pounds of material from asteriod
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  • Mysterious grooves on Martian moon Phobos explained by impacts
    September 1, 2016
    Some of the mysterious grooves on the surface of Mars' moon Phobos are the result of debris ejected by impacts eventually falling back onto the surface to form linear...
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  • Ceres: The tiny world where volcanoes erupt ice
    September 1, 2016
    ASU scientist investigates how volcanic activity has reshaped the face of Ceres
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  • ASU scientists use 'shake and bake' to get ready
    August 26, 2016
    To calibrate, researchers put space instrument in vacuum chamber and subject it to extremes
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  • Mars 'wet streaks' mystery deepens, as ASU instrument finds they are dry
    August 25, 2016
    It's uncanny. Dark finger-like streaks form on dozens of Martian crater rims and hillsides as local spring warms into summer. The streaks lengthen down the slopes until summer's height,...
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  • Ear to the sky
    August 22, 2016
    Newly installed 10-foot diameter dish to allow ASU researchers to communicate with satellites
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  • A bright, bold plan
    May 20, 2016
    ASU's Lawrence Krauss part of stellar advisory team for Alpha-Centauri-or-bust Breakthrough Starshot mission
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  • Here's looking at you, Mars
    May 19, 2016
    New image of Red Planet a high point in ASU professor's long involvement with global monitoring of our solar-system neighbor
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  • ASU astronaut headed to Hall of Fame
    May 10, 2016
    Scott Parazynski logged more than 8 weeks in space, performed 7 spacewalks — including 1 hailed as most dangerous ever
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  • NASA selects ASU undergraduate 'CubeSat' project to measure Phoenix urban heat islands
    May 6, 2016
    NASA has selected an Arizona State University undergraduate student team for a $200,000 grant to conduct hands-on flight research, through its NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Student Instrument Program (USIP).
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  • Authentic science through high school astronomy
    April 19, 2016
    What might high school students do when they get their hands on at $300M Mars spacecraft? The question expanded. What does happen when you take a NASA spacecraft currently in...
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  • Symposium envisions golden age of space travel
    April 17, 2016
    Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, who also heads private space firm Blue Origin, compared the advent of reusable rockets to the Internet and the national highway system, opening the door...
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  • The next big thing in space is really, really small
    April 6, 2016
    ASU's SunCube FemtoSat will open space exploration to everyone, with launch costs as low as $3,000 for low-Earth orbit
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  • ASU Mars camera celebrates 15 years of discoveries at Red Planet
    April 5, 2016
    This week 15 years ago, NASA launched a spacecraft with the name 2001 Mars Odyssey, and onboard was the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS), a multi-wavelength camera designed at...
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  • Opening the universe to everyone
    March 28, 2016
    ASU wins $10M NASA grant to develop education courseware with aim to create critical thinkers both near and far.
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  • ASU professor’s ‘solar exposure’
    March 16, 2016
    Event draws a VIP crowd to an ASU engineer and his new technology.
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  • ASU satellite to search for outer-space threats
    March 10, 2016
    Air Force's SWIMSat, to be designed and built by ASU students, will monitor meteor strikes and solar plasma eruptions.
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  • Airborne telescope instrument proposal enters NASA final selection phase
    March 7, 2016
    Proposed instrument is designed to measure spectra of gas clouds within star-forming regions
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  • Images from ASU’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera featured in new exhibit at Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum
    February 25, 2016
    The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will open its newest exhibition, “A New Moon Rises: New Views from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera,” Feb. 26, displaying dramatic landscapes...
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  • Lunar love: When science meets artistry
    February 24, 2016
    ASU professor hopes Smithsonian exhibition of LROC team's striking images gets people excited about returning to the moon.
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  • 'Dinosaurs led me to the moon'
    February 22, 2016
    ASU postdoctoral researcher turned interest in dinosaurs into a passion for outer space
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  • The dangers we face from meteorites — or not
    February 18, 2016
    ASU Center for Meteorite Studies curator sets record straight on space-rock odds, their characteristics — and the incident in India.
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  • Eureka! Scientists prove Einstein's theory of relativity
    February 11, 2016
    ASU's Krauss hails discovery, which he predicted, as important as the invention of the telescope.
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  • Becoming a Martian: What we need to do to get to the Red Planet
    February 5, 2016
    ASU’s top Mars experts and NASA officials met at the university to discuss what needs to be taught to get next generation to Mars.
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  • ASU satellite selected for NASA Space Launch System’s first flight
    February 3, 2016
    The first flight of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), will carry 13 low-cost CubeSats, including one from Arizona State University, to test innovative ideas along with...
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  • Planet jackpot
    January 25, 2016
    Best time to view five-planet alignment is yet to come, according to ASU scientist — who shares why Arizona is such a top spot for stargazing.
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  • The Mysterious Planet Nine
    January 21, 2016
    ASU astrophysicist discusses what is known — and what isn't — about our possible new neighbor, and why we never noticed it before.
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  • Ground Control to (insert your name here)
    January 14, 2016
    ASU astronaut coaching session brings hopefuls with stars in their eyes  
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  • Narrowing gap between man and machine
    January 12, 2016
    ASU engineer exploring new frontiers in human-robot collaborations.
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  • 2-D materials potential powerhouses for tech advances
    January 7, 2016
    ASU scientist to explore how materials' imperfections are a strength, not a weakness.
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  • Enhancing solar energy harvesting by minimizing heat loss
    December 28, 2015
    The fast-depleting reserves of conventional energy sources and ever-changing environmental impacts have resulted in an urgent need for high-efficiency renewable energy sources and energy-saving materials.
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  • Shooting for the moon: ASU lunar camera chief shares what's ahead
    December 24, 2015
    Professor Mark Robinson shares what it took to take dramatic new Earth photo, new discoveries and what is to come.
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  • ASU scientists selected for NASA observatory Science Investigation Team
    December 24, 2015
    NASA has announced the selection of Science Investigation Teams for its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). ASU will be the lead institution for one of these teams, which...
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  • Hunting alien worlds
    December 23, 2015
    ASU astrophysicist an expert on the search for another Earth.
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  • ASU cameras capture spectacular new image of Earth
    December 18, 2015
    Moon scientists photograph Earth rising over craterscape via NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
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  • Controlling a robot swarm
    December 18, 2015
    Strides in robotics earn ASU engineer international spotlight.
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  • Deep freeze puts the squeeze on dwarf planet Ceres
    December 16, 2015
    ASU scientists have explanation for fresh spots on ancient surface
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  • The future of our place in space
    December 7, 2015
    Science celeb Bill Nye visits ASU to share his views on a "bright" future outside Earth.
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  • Exiled exoplanet possibly kicked out of star’s local neighborhood
    December 1, 2015
      A planet discovered last year sitting at an unusually large distance from its star — 16 times farther than Pluto is from the sun — may have been kicked...
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  • How to build a spacecraft: The beginning
    November 23, 2015
    ASU team starts complex process of designing CubeSat that will orbit the moon.
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  • Forged in the hearts of stars
    November 16, 2015
    ASU researchers to study what elements are created by exploding stars.
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  • ASU to help high schoolers build satellites in national CubeSat competition
    October 20, 2015
    Today the White House announced the creation of a nationwide “CubeSat competition” that partners high school students with leading universities for the development and operation of small space satellites....
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  • ASU Mars images star in 'The Martian'
    October 7, 2015
    Images of Mars taken by a visual and infrared camera designed at Arizona State University take a star turn in the new hit movie “The Martian.”
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  • ASU instruments help scientists probe ancient Mars atmosphere
    September 2, 2015
    Mars was not always the arid Red Planet that we know today. Billions of years ago it was a world with watery environments — but how and why did...
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  • To infinity and beyond: The future of space at ASU
    August 27, 2015
    A mission to the moon is tough to top, but Arizona State University’s space program has plenty of stars in its eyes.
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  • How a university went into space: ASU's story
    August 26, 2015
    Only 30 institutions in the United States can build spacecraft. Only seven build interplanetary spacecraft that leave Earth’s orbit. Arizona State University is one of them.
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  • ASU chosen to lead lunar CubeSat mission
    August 25, 2015
    Principal investigator is postdoctoral fellow
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  • NewSpace Initiative connects ASU with space industry
    May 18, 2015
    The next big thing in space research is small.
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  • President Bell's Remarks at the Space Committe on Science, Space and Technology
    September 10, 2014
    (This is the statement by Dr. James F. Bell, President of The Planetary Society & Professor at Arizona State University before the Subcommittee on Space Committee on Science, Space,...
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  • Rethinking space science, exploration to help solve global problems
    April 7, 2014
    Could a paradigm shift in space science and exploration that aligns businesses with research universities lead to new mining resources, a cure for cancer or even world peace? Arizona State...
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  • Lots of Meetings But No Unified Message on Future Space Exploration
    November 17, 2013
    Four meetings in Washington, D.C. over this past week addressed the future of space exploration, but no unified message emerged. There was a focus on the role of the...
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  • Success of 'New Space' era hinges on public's interest
    November 15, 2013
    Capturing the public’s interest is a key component for “New Space,” where commercial companies are filling in some of the roles that had been traditionally played by NASA, and...
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  • Panel to discuss forging university-business ties to promote future of space
    November 15, 2013
    How do academic and commercial stakeholders join forces to promote space science and exploration in the immediate future and decades to come? An expert panel of astronauts, scientists, commercial...
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  • Commercial Spaceflight Federation Welcomes Arizona State University, Near Space Corporation, and Qwaltec
    August 9, 2012
    Washington, D.C. – The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce the addition of three new Associate Members: Arizona State University, Near Space Corporation, and Qwaltec. “The private spaceflight sector...
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