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Watch NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Reach Asteroid Bennu 

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is scheduled to reach the asteroid Bennu today. OSIRIS-REx will land on the large asteroid, study its composition and collect a rock sample to take back to Earth. NASA will broadcast the event today at around 12 p.m. Eastern. NASA will host a live event from about 11:45 a.m. to about 12:15 p.m. Eastern. You can watch the the landing live on NASA TV, NASA’s Facebook Page, Ustream or YouTube. Before the official event, NASA will host a preview program starting at 11:15 a.m. Eastern. […]