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What OSIRIS-REx's Six-Second Brush With Asteroid Bennu Could Teach Us

NASA achieved a historic milestone in its space history this week when the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collected samples from the asteroid Bennu to bring back to Earth. Unable to land on the asteroid, OSIRIS-REx used a "touch and go" approach to collect specimens that scientists hope will unlock the secrets to life. Read more about NASA's four-year journey to Bennu and this mission's significance.

What OSIRIS-REx's Six-Second Brush With Asteroid Bennu Could Teach Us

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