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Nasa spacecraft that picked up pieces of asteroid is leaking them into space as it returns home – The Independent

Osiris-Rex appears to have done its job too well, Nasa says

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A Nasaspacecraft that picked up pieces of an asteroid is leaking them into asteroid on its way home, the space agency has said.
The probe picked up such as substantial sample that a rock is wedged against the container door, which means they are falling out back into space.
Nasa’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft arrived on Asteroid Bennu last week, kicking up a debris cloud of rocks that were caught inside its robotic arm. They will then be transported back to Earth for research here.
But Nasa announced that…

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