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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Will Land on Asteroid Bennu Next Month

After a long waiting, NASA's robotic probe OSIRIS-REx will land on asteroid Bennu's boulder-strewn ground on October 20. The probe will touch down only for a few seconds to collect dust and rock samples. Scientists really hope the mission will...
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OSIRIS-REx Captures Asteroid Bennu in Action

NASA's OSIRIS-REx science team published detailed observations that unveil asteroid Bennu in action. The spacecraft has offered planetary scientists the chance to examine the asteroid shedding material at close range for the first time.  OSIRIS-REx's data represents the first in-depth...