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UA Astronomer Talks Russian Meteor Strike, Asteroid Science and UA's OSIRIS-REx Mission



UA Astronomer Talks Russian Meteor Strike, Asteroid Science and UA's OSIRIS-REx Mission

Space is a busy place when it comes to asteroids and near-Earth objects. In this video, Eric Christensen, an astronomer at the UA's Catalina Sky Survey, talks about asteroid science, the Chelyabinsk meteor strike in Russia in February and the UA's OSIRIS-REx NASA mission, which will bring back a sample from a near-Earth asteroid. To see a piece of the Chelyabinsk meteor or learn more about the OSIRIS-REx mission or meteors in general stop by Flandrau Science Center on the UA Campus.

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