In Historic First, NASA Lands on Asteroid and Collects Samples of Debris That Helped Formed Our Earth

In Historic First, NASA Lands on Asteroid and Collects Samples of Debris That Helped Formed Our Earth

Four years into its mission more than 200-million miles from Earth, NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft landed on an asteroid to retrieve a sample of primordial dust and pebbles from the celestial body that “could have helped seed life on Earth”. This well-preserved, ancient asteroid known as Bennu offers scientists a window into the early solar system […]

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