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NASA probe becomes ancient asteroid's first visitor

A NASA probe has become the first visitor to drop in on an ancient asteroid in billions of years.
After a journey of more than 80 million miles (130m km), Osiris-Rex is now about 12 miles (19km) away from Bennu, and will get ever closer, going into the asteroid's orbit on 31 December.
Spacecrafts have never before orbited a cosmic body as small as Bennu, which measures at just 500m (1,600ft) across.
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