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NASA’s asteroid probe just found something unexpected

September 21st, 2020

Scientists studying the asteroid Bennu have discovered parts of a different asteroid on its surface. Bennu has chunks of the asteroid Vesta on its surface, and researchers can only guess as to how they got there. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting Bennu for months. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe has been orbiting the large space …