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First close-up look shows asteroid Bennu is a holey watery world

Added: 10.12.2018 21:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission arrived at Bennu on 3 December, and its first results show that the asteroid is chock-full of water and covered in huge boulders

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Water found on asteroid, confirming Bennu as excellent mission target

Added: 10.12.2018 20:05 | 12 views | 0 comments

Spectral observations made by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft identified hydrated minerals across the asteroid, confirming that Bennu, a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system, is an excellent specimen for the OSIRIS-REx mission to study the composition of primitive volatiles and organics.

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NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx set to start mission at asteroid Bennu

Added: 08.12.2018 17:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

The OSIRIS-REx mission is set to arrive at its destination, the asteroid Bennu, which gets dangerously close to Earth and may tell us about the early solar system

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Huge 30-kilometre wide meteorite crater found under Greenland glacier

Added: 08.12.2018 17:18 | 23 views | 0 comments

Radar surveys have revealed a crater left when a kilometre-wide asteroid hit Greenland – and the impact could explain a climate mystery

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Planetary defense: The Bennu experiment

Added: 07.12.2018 21:45 | 19 views | 0 comments

On Dec. 3, after traveling billions of kilometers from Earth, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached its target, Bennu, and kicked off a nearly two-year, up-close investigation of the asteroid. It will inspect nearly every square inch of this ancient clump of rubble left over from the formation of our solar system. Ultimately, the spacecraft will pick up a sample of pebbles and dust from Bennu's surface and deliver it to Earth in 2023.

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Japanese space hoppers capture the sun moving across an asteroid sky

Added: 07.12.2018 18:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

Japanese landers on the asteroid Ryugu have sent back more stunning images and video of the alien landscape

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Arcade1Up 4 Feet Asteroids Machine - $199.00

Added: 07.12.2018 17:08 | 11 views | 0 comments

This Arcade1Up 4 Feet Asteroids Machine is made of a commercial-grade construction. ...

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NASA is on a mission to collect space dirt from a potentially-deadly asteroid video

Added: 07.12.2018 15:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

OSIRIS-REx has made its way to the asteroid Bennu to discover the origins of the solar system (let's just hope this asteroid doesn't kill us all).

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Interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua slipped by NASA space telescope unseen

Added: 07.12.2018 14:51 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Spitzer Space Telescope failed to spot ‘Oumuamua, the first interstellar object we’ve ever seen, but we were still able to learn something about this strange space rock

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