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Targeting Bennu – OSIRIS-REx launched yesterday !

One of the most important missions for NASA has begun yesterday at 23:05 GMT on SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral. Atlas V rocket delivered to orbit Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx). OSIRIS-REx is first in NASA history sample return mission to asteroid. It will be third in the world after successful Japanese…
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Japan’s ‘Hayabusa2’ snaps asteroid Ryugu

Recently, ‘Hayabusa2’, Japan’s spacecraft, reached near the asteroid, Ryugu, and clicked some of the finest pictures. The snapshots of the rock-strewn body of Ryugu are up till now the topmost, and the quality of the snaps would get much better with time. In June 2014, Japan launched ‘Hayabusa2’. On June 27, when ‘Hayabusa2’ would be…
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