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NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft grabs sample from asteroid

A NASA spacecraft descended to an asteroid and momentarily touched the surface to collect a handful of cosmic dust. Michael Daly, lead scientist for the instrument that mapped the asteroid’s surface, answered some questions from two special guests. 

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    If you believe this you must also believe that covid 19 is a deadly virus.

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    Brooke Skylar Richardson

    Here come the Flat earthers and Space deniers.

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    We always get animations. Never real video 🙄

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    Wow. Some actual reporting from CBC. 👏🏽

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    Very fun and impressive. Congratulations to all. 👵🪐🪐🪐🪐🪐💫🚀🚀🚀🚀

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    The kids are awesome!!!!

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    This is awesome.

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    Another step towards unlocking the mysteries of the Solar System!

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    We're so used to the scientific marvels brought about by computerization I fear we can't fully appreciate the extremely small tolerance to error something like this requires. Sounds like those kids get it though.

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    The incredible mathematical calculations to make this happen are astounding to the general public. Kudos my friends!

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    Phenomenal achievement!

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    What the heck is going on..??
    China has already claimed Benu as their own, and here are the Americans taking a piece of their sovereignty away..

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    WOOHOO! I'm going to try and give Benny the Nose a long distance call and tell him the good news!

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    Isn't this the start of that movie Venom?

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    What a lie!? How would you know this rock sample is that of the birth to the universe at all before even testing it!?

    Science has become a bigger joke than religion has in the past 30-50 years. If not longer…

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    AMC Internet Solutions, LLC

    Awesome inter generational spectrum of an interstellar adventure!!

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    chumforever1 code viprnate bro

    Cool

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    I've always found it ironic how scientists tell people to be rational yet name their greatest accomplishments after mythological beings or gods if you will. Though it's quite compelling for sure.

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