Flying autonomously more than 200 million mi. from Earth, NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft made a delicate and brief descent to the rocky surface of the small asteroid Bennu, aiming to collect a few pounds of pebbles and soil for return to Earth, the first such sample-return mission for the U.S. The 4.5...
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