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A NASA mission s delicate dance to collect samples from a rugged asteroid

Since arriving at the asteroid Bennu in December, NASA s OSIRIS-REx mission has been mapping its surface to determine the best spot to collect samples in 2020. This will be the first NASA mission to return samples collected from an asteroid, and the samples are expected back on Earth in 2023.


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