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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Is About to TAG an Asteroid: 10 Things to Know About Bennu – SciTechDaily

NASA’s first mission to return a sample from an ancient asteroid arrived at its target, the asteroid Bennu, on December 3, 2018. This mission, the Origins, Spec…

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This mosaic image of asteroid Bennu is composed of 12 PolyCam images collected on December 2, 2018, by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a range of 15 miles (24 km). Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
NASA’s first mission to return a sample from an ancient asteroid arrived at its target, the asteroid Bennu, on December 3, 2018. This mission, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, is a seven-year long voyage set to conclude …

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Hell Yes, InSight’s Heat Probe Is Now Completely Buried on Mars – Gizmodo

There’s some happy news to report from the Red Planet, as the stubborn InSight heat probe, known as “the mole,” is now completely buried. It’s an encouraging de…

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NASAs InSight lander retracting its robotic arm, revealing the spot where the mole is now completely buried.
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Theres some happy news to report from the Red Planet, as the stubborn Mars InSight heat probe, known as the mole, is now completely buried. Its an encouraging development, as the surrounding dirt could coax the device into drilling deeper through the Martian crust.
The ongoing saga of the InSight landers Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package has taken…

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Great white shark devours seal, turns water bloody off Massachusetts beach – Fox News

This was a bloody reminder just because summer is over that sharks are still lurking in the waters off Massachusetts.

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This was a bloody reminder just because summer is over that sharks are still lurking in the waters off Massachusetts.
Video taken Thursday by Corey Nunes in Provincetown, Mass., captured the moment a great white shark attacked a seal near Race Point Beach. 
The incident unfolded just off the beach, as stunned beachgoers looked on.
PRO-SURFER IN AUSTRALIA HAS CLOSE CALL WITH ‘DANGEROUS SHARK,’ CLOSING BEACH
The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy shared on Facebook that such attacks are typical …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson says asteroid could hit day before election – Yahoo News

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson posted a picture of an asteroid approaching Earth saying that it could strike the planet before the election on Nov….

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A fridge-sized space-rock is headed our way, he tweeted, one that may buzz-cut Earth on Nov 2.
Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson posted a picture of an asteroid approaching Earth saying that it could strike the planet before the election on Nov. 3. 
Asteroid 2018VP1, a refrigerator-sized space-rock, is hurtling towards us at more than 40,000 km/hr, he wrote in a tweet Saturday. It may buzz-cut Earth on Nov 2, the day before the Presidential Election.
Asteroid 2018VP1, a refrigerator-si…

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