Scientists fine-tune odds of asteroid Bennu hitting Earth through 2300 with NASA probe’s help

If the possibility of an asteroid called Bennu slamming into Earth a lifetime from now was keeping you up at night, NASA scientists think you can rest a little easier.

The agency’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft spent more than two years closely orbiting the space rock. And with that incredibly detailed view of the asteroid, experts studying  potential space rock impacts with Earth have been able to fine-tune their existing models of Bennu’s future.

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