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NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex probe reaches Bennu asteroid

NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex probe reaches Bennu asteroid

A NASA explorer has successfully completed its 1.2 billion mile, two-year-long journey to reach the asteroid Bennu this Monday. This involved executing a maneuver that changed its trajectory, so that instead of flying towards Bennu it was flying around it. The Origins, …Continue reading

Japanese space agency successfully drops observation device on asteroid

An observation device, built in collaboration by the space agencies of Germany and France, has safely landed on the asteroid Ryugu. The device was released from an unmanned Japanese spacecraft on Wednesday. The device — known as the Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout …Continue reading

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