OSIRIS-REx Meets Bennu’s Surprises

  • Released Wednesday, September 23, 2020
  • ID: 13718

Recapping surprises at Bennu and achievements of the OSIRIS-REx mission before the TAG event in October.

Music is "Growing Idea" from Universal Production Music

The OSIRIS-REx team has already pushed the boundaries of scientific exploration -- going from ground-based radar images from Arecibo in Puerto Rico all the way to orbiting a few hundred meters from asteroid Bennu. The team is mere days away from a sample collection attempt at the asteroid surface. Before this attempt, we take a look back at some of the major achievements, surprises and challenges of sampling an asteroid with OSIRIS-REx.


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