In this episode, we will tell you the amazing story of OSIRIS-REx and Bennu, a NASA mission that collected and returned the largest asteroid sample ever. We will explain why NASA chose Bennu as a target, how OSIRIS-REx reached and mapped the asteroid, how it collected and stored the sample, and how it brought it back to Earth. We will also reveal what NASA scientists found when they opened the capsule and what they hope to learn from the asteroid material. Finally, we will discuss the future plans for OSIRIS-REx and its next destination: another asteroid called Apophis. Join us as we explore the secrets of OSIRIS-REx and Bennu in this cosmic adventure.
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