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Samples from the asteroid Bennu may soon make Moon rocks and Martian soil pale in comparison. Located almost 200 million miles from Earth, Bennu is a near-Earth asteroid that flies close to our planet every six years. NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft was the third mission to retrieve pieces of an asteroid, and the first for NASA. The previous two tasks were undertaken by Japan, which returned with a mediocre amount of asteroid sample each time. On 24th September, the spacecraft dropped off a capsule containing samples that were collected from the asteroid Bennu in October 2020.