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At about 6:10 pm Eastern today, a NASA spacecraft will touch an asteroid, grab a 2-ounce sample of debris, and hold onto it until a return to Earth. At least, that’s the plan of this first attempt at the OSIRIS-REx mission’s complex series of events.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced educators to change their teaching style.

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Join the ASP this December 3-5 for our 132nd Annual Meeting, ASP2020: A Virtual Conference - Embracing the Future: Astronomy Teaching and Public Engagement. Abstracts are now being accepted through October 26 and Early Bird Registration is open through 11/1.

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