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NASA’s Osiris-Rex finds water in its first week at asteroid Bennu

NASA’s Osiris-Rex finds water in its first week at asteroid Bennu

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A mosaic of 12 images provides a complete picture of Bennu from Osiris-Rex. NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona It's been just a week since NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft arrived at Bennu, a large asteroid that has a tiny chance of colliding with Earth many decades from now. Already, mission scientists say they've spotted water trapped in the large…
OSIRIS-REx has actually Lastly Overtaken Asteroid Bennu. Let the Analysis and Sample Collection Commence!

OSIRIS-REx has actually Lastly Overtaken Asteroid Bennu. Let the Analysis and...

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has reached its destination and is now in orbit around asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft travelled for over two years and covered more than 2 billion kms. It will spend a year in orbit, surveying the surface of the Potentially Hazardous Object (PHO) before settling on a location for the key phase of…

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