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@guac · a year ago

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Collects Significant Amount of Asteroid Bennu https://www.asteroidmission.org/?latest-news=nasas-osiris-rex-spacecraft-collects-significant-amount-of-asteroid-bennu

https://www.asteroidmission.org/?latest-news=nasas-osiris-rex-spacecraft-collects-significant-amount-of-asteroid-bennu
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Collects Significant Amount of Asteroid Bennu

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Two days after touching down on asteroid Bennu, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission team received on Thursday, Oct. 22, images that confirm the spacecraft has collected more than enough material to meet one of its main mission requirements – acquiring at least 2 ounces (60 grams) of the asteroid’s surface material.   The spacecraft captured images of …