fbpx

Tag: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrives at Bennu asteroid, raids it, leaves (news).

October 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrives at Bennu asteroid, raids it, leaves (news).

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (aka OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023. This well-preserved, ancient asteroid, known as Bennu, is currently more than 200 million […]

Read More

SFcrowsnest