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OSIRIS-REx briefly touches asteroid Bennu

Submit on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 22:59

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm on 20 October 2020 and briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023.

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