NASA to receive historic asteroid sample delivery on September 24 to become first-ever mission
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The US space agency is set to receive historic asteroid sample delivery on September 24, becoming the first-ever mission to return an asteroid sample to Earth. NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is cruising back to Earth with a sample it collected from the rocky surface of asteroid Bennu. After seven years in space, this intrepid mission is about to face one of its biggest challenges yet: deliver the asteroid sample to Earth.