NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touches asteroid

News: OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has successfully touched an asteroid Bennu to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth.   Facts: OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is a NASA asteroid-study and sample-return mission. Aim: To travel to a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu and bring a small sample back to… Continue reading NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touches asteroid