Asteroid Probes Paying Dividends For Science, Planetary Defense

Credit: Bennu: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
HOUSTON—Two pioneering U.S. and Japanese sample return missions now closely surveying two near-Earth asteroids are paying wide-ranging dividends, according to scientists participating in a NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) hosted by the Lunar and Planetary Institute here this week. The Japan...

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