Nasa sampling mission skims a mile above tiny asteroid Bennu where it will try to land and collect samples

The Nasa spacecraft Osiris-Rex has gone into orbit around an ancient asteroid, setting a pair of records.

Osiris-Rex spacecraft entered orbit on Monday around Bennu, 70m miles (110m kilometres) from Earth. It is the smallest celestial body ever to be orbited by a spacecraft, at just 500 metres across (1,600ft).

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