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Bennu is Constantly Getting Sandblasted by Tiny Meteoroids

   14 Sep 00:00:06  |  Astronomy  |  Universe Today

As soon as OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu in December 2018, there was a big surprise. Scientists expected Bennu?s surface would consist of fine-grained material like a sandy beach. But take a look at that surface: Bennu is a jumbled mess. Here?s a closer view: And amazingly, amid that mess, pieces of Bennu?s surface …
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