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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

Mars could be home to aerobic life

Prevalent assumptions that the environment on Mars could not support aerobic organisms were shattered this past Monday when researchers from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California revealed that they had discovered oxygen in the planet’s salt-water reservoirs. In certain specific …Continue reading