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Bennu

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

Osiris-Rex hooked up last week with the asteroid Bennu, which is only about three blocks wide and weighs about 80 million tons.

11 Dec 2018 1:08 PM

NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

Osiris-Rex embarked on NASA’s unprecedented seven-year mission to conduct a close-up survey of the asteroid Bennu.

05 Dec 2018 2:57 PM

NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

Scientists estimate there is a one-in-2,700 chance of the asteroid slamming into Earth 166 years from now.

04 Dec 2018 11:09 AM

Spacerock that can end life on Earth can't be stopped by Nasa, say scientists

Researchers say it might be impossible to stop the space rock, the size of the Empire State building, from crashing into Earth in 2135.

16 Mar 2018 1:02 PM

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