Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft Snaps Color Pic of Earth and Moon

SPACE.COM | on Wed, Jan 3, 4:24 AM

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently on its way to the asteroid Bennu, captured this color composite image of Earth and the moon on Oct. 2, 2017. Credit: NASA/OSIRIS-REx team and the University of Arizona About halfway through its two-year trek to the asteroid Bennu, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft[1] took some stunning images of Earth and the moon as it whizzed past its home planet last fall. OSIRIS-REx launched toward the near-Earth asteroid Bennu in 2016, and it returned to Earth ...

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