Water-Bearing Minerals Found on Asteroid Bennu

Water, water, everywhere, even a drop on an asteroid

NASA

OSIRIS-REx data confirmed previous estimates that the asteroid had water-bearing minerals. Water-bearing minerals have been discovered on the surface of the asteroid Bennu. The revelation came from an investigation of early spectral data from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft orbiting the near-Earth asteroid.

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