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[-]  07-11-18 03:32

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See a diamond-shaped asteroid from all sides, courtesy of OSIRIS-REx mission
Two years after its launch, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is closing in on a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu and sending back pictures that provide one gem of a 360-degree view. Last Friday, OSIRIS-REx captured imagery over the course of a four-hour, 11-minute period to take in a full rotation of the diamond-shaped space rock from a distance of about 122 miles. The view is whetting astronomers’ appetite for even closer looks at Bennu, which is currently about 80 million miles from Ear...

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