Planets and Moons  ID: 13837

OSIRIS-REx Leaves its Mark on Bennu

Like boot prints on the Moon, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft left its mark on asteroid Bennu. Now, new images — taken during the spacecraft's final fly-over on April 7, 2021 — reveal the aftermath of the historic Touch-and-Go (TAG) sample acquisition event from October 20th, 2020.

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James Tralie (ADNET):
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Mikayla Kelley (The University of Arizona):
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Rani Gran (NASA/GSFC):
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Walt Feimer (KBRwyle):
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Jonathan North (USRA):
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Michael Lentz (USRA):
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Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (USRA):
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Jacquelyn DeMink (USRA):
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Kel Elkins (USRA):
Lead Visualizer

Dante Lauretta (The University of Arizona):
Principal Investigator

Jason Dworkin (NASA/GSFC):
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Michael Moreau (NASA/GSFC):
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Dathon Golish (The University of Arizona/LPL):
Lead Image Processing

Dan Gallagher (USRA):
Image Processing

Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET):
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Mission:
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Keywords:
SVS >> Asteroid
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> OSIRIS-REx
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons