On September 22, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully completed a gravity assist flyby with Earth, that has set the probe on a course to rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu next year. At its closest point, OSIRIS-REx flew within 10,711 miles (17,237 km) of Earth's surface, and has captured some stunning imagery in the days following its vital pass...
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