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NASA Identifies Potential Sites for Asteroid Bennu Material Sampling Mission

NASA has chosen four candidate areas on asteroid Bennu that may serve as sample collection sites for the Lockheed Martin-built Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft. The selected sites measure 16 to 33 feet in radius and contain "ponds" of fine grain material that may work as samples for high-resolution observation procedures, the agency said Tuesday

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US, Japan Marine Forces to Demo Amphibious Capabilities

The U.S. Marine Corps and Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force will conduct joint exercise with regional allies as part of efforts to share maritime operation capabilities with partner nations, Defense News reported Monday. Paul McLeary writes nearly 1,000 Japanese troops, three ships and various choppers will collaborate with the 1st Marine …

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