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Fraser
2012-Sep-04, 08:40 PM
NASA and the Planetary Society are giving students worldwide the opportunity to name an asteroid. And itís not just any asteroid; an upcoming NASA mission will return samples of this asteroid to Earth. The Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) will be heading to an asteroid, currently named (101955) 1999 RQ36. The poor asteroid just needs [...]

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