College students in Boston are getting the chance to help NASA explore an asteroid. These student scientists have built an instrument called REXIS, which will fly on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft that is scheduled to launch later in 2016. This video puts a spotlight on a group of these students and their experience on the REXIS project.

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Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/David Ladd

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