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Nasa's Osiris-REx spacecraft touched asteroid
To collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023 -VIDEO
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023.This well-preserved, ancient asteroid, known as Bennu, is currently more than 200 million miles (321 million kilometers) f...
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