NASA Just Arrived at an Asteroid! | SciShow News

OSIRIS-REx finally entered orbit around the asteroid Bennu this week and new research has found an old recipe for RNA.

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Sources:
https://www.asteroidmission.org/
https://www.asteroidmission.org/?latest-news=nasas-osiris-rex-begins-asteroid-operations-campaign
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/osiris-rex-begins-earth-trojan-asteroid-search
http://www.asteroidmission.org/?latest-news=osiris-rex-asteroid-search-tests-instruments-science-team
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/778/osiris-rex-arrives-at-bennu/

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/11/26/1814367115
https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2018-12/hu-lha112718.php
https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/inosine
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959437X14000811
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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bennu_Orbit.png
https://www.asteroidmission.org/20181203_mapcam/
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12716
https://www.asteroidmission.org/?attachment_id=2337#main
https://www.asteroidmission.org/?attachment_id=7915#main
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12318
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4482
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20255
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4482
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/blue-double-helix-models-on-background-gm547502174-98951201
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Adenine.svg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Guanin.svg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Uracil.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cytosine_chemical_structure.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Inosin.svg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/genetic-dna-sequence-gm1012587164-272758050
http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2007/02/True-colour_image_of_Mars_seen_by_OSIRIS
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OSIRIS-REx_spacecraft.png

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