OSIRIS-REx spacecraft already found water on its target asteroid

Even the asteroids have water!

It didn’t take long for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to glean valuable insights from the asteroid Bennu. The vessel has helped scientists discoverwater trapped inside Bennu’s clays thanks to its two spectrometers, which spotted the hydroxyls (bonded hydrogen and oxygen atoms) that indicate interaction with water.

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