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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission found that the asteroid known as Bennu might be hollow.

Video: NASA wraps sampling on #Bennu  as research suggests asteroid is hollow, destroying itself @NASA 

Planet-killer asteroid #Bennu  has a one-in-2,700 chance of hitting Earth between 2175 and 2199

Asteroids like Bennu "are like time capsules from the beginning of our solar system."

After the spacecraft Osiris-Rex lost some of its precious cargo from asteroid Bennu, the sample are now tucked away for the long journey home.

The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has secured its samples from asteroid Bennu, moving one step closer to becoming the first NASA mission to return rocks and dust from an asteroid #OSIRISREx  #Bennu  #ToBennuAndBack  #NASA 

After the spacecraft Osiris-Rex lost some of its precious cargo from asteroid Bennu, the sample are now tucked away for the long journey home.

After the spacecraft Osiris-Rex lost some of its precious cargo from asteroid Bennu, the sample are now tucked away for the long journey home.

After the spacecraft Osiris-Rex lost some of its precious cargo from asteroid Bennu, the sample are now tucked away for the long journey home.

After the spacecraft Osiris-Rex lost some of its precious cargo from asteroid Bennu, the sample are now tucked away for the long journey home.

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We're adding to our space rock collection this week! On Oct. 20, our @OSIRISREx  spacecraft will touch down in an area the size of a few parking spots on the surface of asteroid Bennu. How it'll go #ToBennuAndBack  to collect a sample of material:

TAG! We're it! Just released: new @OSIRISREx  views from yesterday as our spacecraft touched the surface of asteroid Bennu for about six seconds, and used its robotic arm to attempt to collect a sample of rocks & dust: #ToBennuAndBack 

If we had our shit together here on Earth, this would be the biggest story of the day: NASA mission successfully touched down on asteroid Bennu:

"Maybe one more time - it's just so cool. I must have watched it about a hundred times last night." - @OSIRISREx  principal investigator Dante Lauretta of @UALPL  reveals the first images from the spacecraft's TAG of asteroid Bennu yesterday. #ToBennuAndBack 

"We're going in." "Touchdown declared. Sampling is in progress." @OSIRISREx  touched the surface of asteroid Bennu to capture rocks & dust with its robotic arm. After this brief TAG (Touch-And-Go maneuver), it will fire thrusters to back away to a safe distance. #ToBennuAndBack 

🌟(BOOP) SUCCESS🌟 After over a decade of planning & countless hours of teamwork, we are overjoyed by the success of @OSIRISREx 's attempt to touch down on ancient asteroid Bennu. What's next for the mission: 📸: @LockheedMartin 

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"Sample collection is complete." "All right! We're on our way back!" After a TAG (Touch-And-Go) maneuver to capture a sample, our @OSIRISREx  spacecraft fired its thrusters to back away from asteroid Bennu’s surface and navigate to a safe distance away. #ToBennuAndBack 

🎞 LIVE FROM @LockheedMartin : Bennu, we see you! Tune in as our @OSIRISREx  spacecraft descends to the rocky surface of asteroid Bennu to attempt to scoop some space rocks from site Nightingale! Watch: Questions? #ToBennuAndBack 

Hello, asteroid Bennu! Our spacecraft flew over 2 billion miles to meet you. Here, the spacecraft's camera captures a full rotation of the asteroid. OSIRIS-REx will study Bennu for almost a year & prepare to collect and return a sample to Earth.

LIFTOFF! @OSIRISREx  spacecraft begins its journey to asteroid Bennu and back! Keep watching:

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