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NASA Launches Spacecraft to Asteroid

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The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral on a trip to the asteroid Bennu.  The goal is to retrieve a sample from the surface and return it to Earth.  WFIT's Robb West and Rick Glasby were there for the launch.

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