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First contact: OSIRIS-REx probe takes a close look at asteroid Bennu.
Artist's impression shows OSIRIS-REx spacecraft contacting the asteroid Bennu with the Touch-And-Go Sample Arm Mechanism or TAGSAM. The mission aims to return a sample of Bennu's surface coating to Earth for study as well as collect detailed information about the asteroid and its trajectory. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
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