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We didn’t just tag an asteroid, we showed the world why space is Wildcat Country.
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Preventing a COVID-19 outbreak through wastewater testing, tagging an asteroid and solving a longstanding Maya mystery were all in a year's work at the University of Arizona.
Impact craters in the boulders on asteroid Bennu allowed researchers to reconstruct the history of the near-Earth object in unprecedented detail.
NASA's UArizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission has successfully stowed the spacecraft's Sample Return Capsule and its abundant sample of asteroid Bennu.