NASA’s earthbound spacecraft packs historic cosmic haul from Bennu asteroid

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  • Global News published this video item, entitled “NASA’s earthbound spacecraft packs historic cosmic haul from Bennu asteroid” – below is their description.

    NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is bringing an abundance of samples from the asteroid Bennu to Earth, after spending nearly five years in space.

    Over the past two years, the spacecraft circled the space rock before going into grab a sample in what could be seen as a lengthy and complicated game of “tag.”

    Mike Drolet reports on the historic mission and what its cosmic haul could mean for better understanding the history of the universe.

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