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Did This Asteroid Just Turn into a Comet?

Clip: Season 47 Episode 15 | 4m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

Scientists found bits of rock and dust flying off the asteroid Bennu. Is the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft in danger?

Aired: 10/21/20

Rating: NR

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