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Astronaut Preparing to Take Samples From a Captured Asteroid

Caption: This is a concept image of an astronaut preparing to take samples from a captured asteroid. The sun is in the background; NASA wants to know more about electrical activity generated by the interaction of solar wind and radiation with asteroids.

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