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Inside NASA’s Groundbreaking Mission to Land a Spacecraft on a Moving Asteroid

NASA used a daring spacecraft maneuver to collect a sample from an ancient asteroid that may offer insights into the making of the solar system and life on Earth.

Artist concept of OSIRIS-REx at asteroid Bennu, a remnant from the dawn of the solar system that may hold clues to the origins of life. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Conceptual Image Lab

Preparing for Contact

One Mission, Multiple Objectives

What’s Next for OSIRIS-REx



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