Hydrated Materials Found On Asteroid Bennu During OSIRIS-REx Mission
After a journey of 1.4 million miles, OSIRIS-REx, NASA’s mission spacecraft, arrived 12 miles from an asteroid named Bennu.
And just a week later, big news made it back to Earth — the presence of hydrated minerals.
So, does that mean water has been found on an asteroid? And why would that be important for scientists and even future manned missions into space?
Mike Wall, who covers NASA for Space.com, joined The Show to talk about it