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NASA Refines Threat Posed by Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Bennu

Bennu, as imaged by OSIRIS-REx.Image: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona Data gathered through the years NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spent zipping round asteroid Bennu has allowed scientists to replace the danger posed by this doubtlessly hazardous near-Earth object. The spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is at present en path to Earth, carrying floor samples it collected from asteroid Bennu. From December 2018…