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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Leaves its Mark on Asteroid Bennu

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Where thrusters fired against the surface, substantial mass movement is apparent. Multiple sub-meter boulders were mobilized by the plumes into a campfire ring–like shape — similar to rings of boulders seen around small craters pocking the surface.

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