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Osiris-REX enters close orbit around asteroid Bennu

Submit on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 22:58

On 31 December , NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, 110 million kilometers away, carried out a single, eight-second burn of its thrusters – and entered into orbit around the asteroid Bennu, which thus became the smallest object ever to be orbited by a spacecraft.

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