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Nasa's Osiris-Rex probe touches asteroid Bennu in sample bid

BBC News Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Osiris-Rex makes brief contact with asteroid Bennu in an effort to pick up rock samples.
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News video: WEB EXTRA: First Pictures from Asteroid Bennu

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NASA has released the first pictures from the asteroid Bennu. The pictures were taken on Tuesday during the OSIRIS-REx mission's Touch-And-Go sample collection event. The NASA spacecraft touched down on the asteroid surface at sample site Nightingale for approximately six seconds. Check out this loop...

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Nasa to collect asteroid sample for first time [Video]

Nasa to collect asteroid sample for first time

A Nasa spacecraft circling an ancient asteroid 200 million miles away is aboutto reach out and make contact. The Osiris-Rex spacecraft will attempt todescend to the boulder-packed surface of asteroid Bennu on Tuesday and snatcha handful of rubble.

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