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How did NASA choose the Bennu asteroid to collect samples for the OSIRIS REX mission?
Question Date: 2020-10-26
Answer 1:

Bennu is a type of asteroid that is poorly studied, and Bennu is also fairly easy for a spacecraft to get to because its orbit intersects Earth's.

Answer 2:

It's close to Earth - I'll let you check the link for the other 9 reasons here.

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