NASA spacecraft observes particle plumes erupting from the surface of asteroid Bennu

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Bennu is a potentially hazardous and near-Earth asteroid. Image:  NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona/Lockheed Martin.
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Bennu is a potentially hazardous and near-Earth asteroid. Image: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona/Lockheed Martin.

Bennu is a potentially hazardous asteroid, first spotted in 1999

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which has been orbiting the near-Earth asteroid Bennu for the several weeks, has noticed particle plumes emanating from the surface of the asteroid - a finding that scientists...

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