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NASA’s Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft Will Pass Earth for Gravity Assist

On September 8th, 2016, NASA launched a daring mission to intercept an asteroid for the first time. The probe, OSIRIS-REx, is on a seven-year round trip to Bennu––a small, carbon-rich heavenly body that could help unlock the secrets of how life came to be in our solar system. Did life form right here within the […]

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Resilience Required for NASA Space Study

They feasted on pineapple and mangos. Then they had an egg frittata. The crew of four men and two women spent 8 months below the summit of the Big Island’s Mauna Loa. Why? Because they were a part of a study that would allow NASA to understand the psychological impact of a long-term space mission […]

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