A November 16 photo from Nasa’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft shows the asteroid Bennu from a distance of 136km. The image, taken by the PolyCam camera, shows Bennu at 300 pixels and has been stretched to increase contrast between highlights and shadows. Photo: AFP

Nasa probe finds water on asteroid Bennu after a 2 billion-kilometre journey

  • Bennu’s birth dates back to the early days of the solar system
  • It could hold information as to how life was formed
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A November 16 photo from Nasa’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft shows the asteroid Bennu from a distance of 136km. The image, taken by the PolyCam camera, shows Bennu at 300 pixels and has been stretched to increase contrast between highlights and shadows. Photo: AFP
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