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Here’s the Video of NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex Landing on an Asteroid 320 Million Km Away
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Here’s the Video of NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex Landing on an Asteroid 320 Million Km Away

The OSIRIS-REx mission has proven once again that when humankind sets out to do something and works hard towards that…
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…
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…
NASA Spacecraft Gathers Enough Surface Material From Asteroid 320 Million Km Away
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NASA Spacecraft Gathers Enough Surface Material From Asteroid 320 Million Km Away

NASA has recently managed to successfully land—for a few seconds—a spacecraft on the surface of an asteroid some 320 million…
NASA Spacecraft Successfully Lands on Asteroid 324 Million Km Away Gathering Soil Samples
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NASA Spacecraft Successfully Lands on Asteroid 324 Million Km Away Gathering Soil Samples

NASA has achieved yet another fascinating historical milestone as the OSIRIS-REx mission managed to successfully land on the surface of…
A NASA Spacecraft Is About To Land on an Asteroid 334 Million Kilometers From Earth
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A NASA Spacecraft Is About To Land on an Asteroid 334 Million Kilometers From Earth

The countdown has begun for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission to land on asteroid Bennu, a massive space rock zooming through the…
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…
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…
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 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…
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…
26 Distinct Regions on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko are Named After Ancient Egyptian Gods
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26 Distinct Regions on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko are Named After Ancient Egyptian Gods

With an orbital period of 6.45 years, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko is a Jupiter-Family Comet, originating from the Kuiper belt, the outermost…
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.…
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…
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 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 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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