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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Close-Up Video Of Asteroid Bennu 100 Million Kilometers Away
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Close-Up Video Of Asteroid Bennu 100 Million Kilometers Away

NASA has released images (vide) of its first flyby test of the sample collection event on asteroid Bennu, an asteroid…
2 Inches Per-Pixel: Here’s An Unprecedented High-Res Map of Asteroid Bennu
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2 Inches Per-Pixel: Here’s An Unprecedented High-Res Map of Asteroid Bennu

Scientists from the OSIRIS-REx mission have produced a global map of asteroid Bennu’s surface. At 2 inches (5 centimeters) per…
NASA Scientists Shocked by ‘Plumes Erupting From Asteroid Bennu’s Surface’
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NASA Scientists Shocked by ‘Plumes Erupting From Asteroid Bennu’s Surface’

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently in orbit around Asteroid Bennu, as it continues to analyze and study the enigmatic asteroid.…
Here’s a View of Earth and the Moon from Asteroid Bennu, 111 Million Kilometers Away
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Here’s a View of Earth and the Moon from Asteroid Bennu, 111 Million Kilometers Away

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) mission has captured an image that shows the Earth and…
NASA Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Asteroid Bennu in Historic Sample Return Mission
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NASA Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Asteroid Bennu in Historic Sample Return Mission

A NASA spacecraft has successfully entered into orbit around an ancient asteroid, setting a pair of records along the way. The OSIRIS-REx…
NASA Spacecraft Finds Evidence of Water on Asteroid Bennu
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NASA Spacecraft Finds Evidence of Water on Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft just arrived at Bennu on December 3 (SN Online: 12/3/18). Already, the spacecraft is reporting incredible discoveries. OSIRIS-REx stands…
Will 500-Meter-Wide Asteroid Bennu Collide with Earth and Wipeout Mankind?
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Will 500-Meter-Wide Asteroid Bennu Collide with Earth and Wipeout Mankind?

Asteroid Bennu is a massive space rock that has a chance to one day impact the Earth, creating a catastrophic chain reaction that could…
NASA’s Osiris-REx Spacecraft Reaches Asteroid Bennu and is Set to Collect Surface Samples 
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NASA’s Osiris-REx Spacecraft Reaches Asteroid Bennu and is Set to Collect Surface Samples 

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has reached the asteroid Bennu after a two-year-long journey through space, after blasting off from Cape Canaveral Air Force…
2 Different Asteroids Visited by 2 Different Spacecraft Were Probably Part of the Same Asteroid
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2 Different Asteroids Visited by 2 Different Spacecraft Were Probably Part of the Same Asteroid

There are two interesting asteroids currently being explored and studied by astronomers. One is asteroid Ryugu, and the other one…
Alien Contamination? NASA Expert Warns of Alien Viruses That Could Reach Earth in Future Space Missions
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Alien Contamination? NASA Expert Warns of Alien Viruses That Could Reach Earth in Future Space Missions

While attention on Earth is focused on containing the new coronavirus pandemic, a NASA researcher and ex-collaborator has expressed concern…
This Incredible Camera Lets You See Light as it Travels
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This Incredible Camera Lets You See Light as it Travels

A new ultrafast camera developed at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is capable of taking up to 70 trillion…
Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Safely Pass Earth on Wednesday
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Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Safely Pass Earth on Wednesday

An asteroid that appears to be wearing a protective mask as it travels across the solar system is set to…
NASA Spacecraft Spies Black Hole Located 30,000 Light Years Away
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NASA Spacecraft Spies Black Hole Located 30,000 Light Years Away

A NASA spacecraft currently orbiting a distant asteroid in our solar system has caught an unexpected yet stunning glimpse at…
Depictions of a 2,700-Year-Old “Demon of Epilepsy” Stun Experts
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Depictions of a 2,700-Year-Old “Demon of Epilepsy” Stun Experts

Archeologists have discovered traces of an ancient, rare 2,700-year-old demon of epilepsy on a Mesopotamian tablet. The mysterious being was…
NASA Claims No Known Asteroid Will Impact Earth in at Least 100 Years
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NASA Claims No Known Asteroid Will Impact Earth in at Least 100 Years

We can all relax, at least for now. Despite the numerous warnings in tabloids around the world that an asteroid…
Watch Video as Japanese Spacecraft Touches Down on Asteroid and Fires a Projectile Into It
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Watch Video as Japanese Spacecraft Touches Down on Asteroid and Fires a Projectile Into It

A video captured by the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa-2, broadcast by the Japanese space agency (JAXA), shows the moment when the…
NASA’s Spacecraft Takes Image of Asteroid’s Surface 1.4 Billion Miles From Earth
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NASA’s Spacecraft Takes Image of Asteroid’s Surface 1.4 Billion Miles From Earth

Here’s your chance to take a peek at asteroid Bennu in unprecedented, never-before-seen images. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has revealed the…
China’s Chang’e 4 Mission publishes Spectacular, Never-Before-Seen Images of Earth and the Moon
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China’s Chang’e 4 Mission publishes Spectacular, Never-Before-Seen Images of Earth and the Moon

The Year 2018 has been a fantastic year for space exploration. NASA has landed a brand-new spacecraft on the surface…
NASA is About to Land on an Apocalypse Asteroid Which Could Impact Earth Next Century
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NASA is About to Land on an Apocalypse Asteroid Which Could Impact Earth Next Century

December 3, 2018, marks the date when NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe will commence the final stage of its journey towards Bennu,…
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