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Watch live as the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft snags a chunk of asteroid
These dust particles and rocks could hold the secret to the beginning of life on Earth.
Local asteroid Bennu used to be filled with tiny rivers
Six new studies describe the rock’s soggy past and violent present.
A ball of space mud just pelted Earth—and scientists couldn’t be happier
We haven’t seen a rock like this in 50 years.
Megapixels: Asteroid Bennu is …exploding?
New images reveal peculiar behavior from the celestial object
Why a Japanese spacecraft is firing a bullet into an asteroid
And that’s actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission.
A NASA spacecraft is orbiting a tiny asteroid, and that’s a big deal
It’s not easy to just cozy up to a rock barely longer than the Empire State Building.
NASA’s asteroid-collecting spacecraft will slingshot around Earth today
It has to pick up an extra boost.
OSIRIS-REx Liftoff: Perfectly Executed, On Its Way To An Asteroid
"Let’s go get the science."
I Tried Really Hard Not To Contaminate NASA’s Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft
OSIRIS-REx will launch tomorrow, possibly with my germs onboard
Tomorrow Night, Watch OSIRIS-REx Blast Off Towards An Asteroid
Ready for launch