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OSIRIS-REx Returning Samples Today

These very well could turn out to be the oldest objects ever to touch the hands of humanity.  It's no Apollo, but this material comes from much farther away and is probably much older.  Moon Rocks told us the The Moon is probably a piece of the Earth cast into orbit by a titanic collision.  These rocks formed during the earliest stages of the Solar System's formation.

 

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2023/nasa-prepares-for-osiris-rex-historic-asteroid-sample-deli... 

 

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-osiris-rex-spacecraft-heads-for-earth-with-asteroid-sample... 

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