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Planetary defense: The Bennu experiment

On Dec. 3, after traveling billions of kilometers from Earth, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached its target, Bennu, and kicked off a nearly two-year, up-close investigation of the asteroid. It will inspect nearly every ...

dateDec 07, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Astrophysicists study asteroid 3200 Phaethon

Polarimetric investigation of a near-Earth asteroid Phaethon was carried out in December 2017 on its closest approach to the Earth. The study was conducted in collaboration with scientists from the Ussuriysk Astrophysical ...

dateOct 29, 2018 in Space Exploration
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