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  • OSIRIS-REx begins hunt for elusive ‘Trojan’ asteroids

    Joe LatrellJanuary 7th, 2017

    After successfully launching in September of last year (2016), OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) has been given a new task – to hunt for "Trojan" asteroids that may pose a danger to Earth.