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NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor

This November 16, 2018 photo from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, obtained December 3, 2018 courtesy of NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona, shows the asteroid Bennu from a distance of 85 miles (136 km). The image, which was taken by the PolyCam camera, shows Bennu at 300 pixels and has been stretched to increase contrast between highlights and shadows. NASA's first-ever mission designed to visit an asteroid and return a sample of its dust back to Earth arrives on December 3, 2018 at its destinati

 

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