NASA is sending a spacecraft to Bennu, an asteroid, for sample collection.
The craft is called OSIRIS-REx, as shown in the artist's rendition below, and it will launch in 2016 and land three years later.
BUT THERE IS A CATCH.
○ Think about what we are doing in Solar System exploration in 2014 and what we might be doing in 2023
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