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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Goes for Early Stow of Asteroid Sample

On Oct 27, 2020
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NASA’s @OSIRISREx mission is ready to perform an early stow on Tuesday, Oct. 27, of the large sample it collected last week from the surface of the asteroid #Bennu to protect and return as much of the sample as possible. https://t.co/p48h2KvDbW https://t.co/KHSI0rJiJm
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is ready to perform an early stow on Tuesday, Oct. 27, of the large sample it collected last week from the surface of the asteroid Bennu to protect and return as much of the sample as possible. ...

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NASA’s @OSIRISREx mission is ready to perform an early stow on Tuesday, Oct. 27, of the large sample it collected last week from the surface of the asteroid #Bennu to protect and return as much of the sample as possible. https://t.co/p48h2KvDbW https://t.co/KHSI0rJiJm
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Goes for Early Stow of Asteroid Sample

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Goes for Early Stow of Asteroid Sample

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is ready to perform an early stow on Tuesday, Oct. 27, of the large sample it collected last week from the surface of the asteroid Bennu to protect and return as ...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Collects Significant Amount of Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Collects Significant Amount of Asteroid Bennu

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 ...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Begins Asteroid Operations Campaign

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Begins Asteroid Operations Campaign

Kicking off the mission’s asteroid operations campaign on Aug. 17, the spacecraft’s PolyCam camera obtained the image from a distance of 1.4 million miles (2.2 million km). OSIRIS-REx is ...

3 theories why asteroid Bennu is spewing bits

3 theories why asteroid Bennu is spewing bits

"Among Bennu's many surprises, the particle ejections sparked our curiosity, and we've spent the last several months investigating this mystery."

Astrobio Top 10: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu

Astrobio Top 10: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu.

Why Is Asteroid Bennu Ejecting Particles Into Space?

Why Is Asteroid Bennu Ejecting Particles Into Space?

The asteroid, which is being studied by NASA's OSIRIS-REx, shows some surprising activity on its surface, and scientists are beginning to understand what might be causing it.

OSIRIS-REx Finds Water On Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx Finds Water On Asteroid Bennu

"The presence of hydrated minerals across the asteroid confirms that Bennu, a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system, is an excellent specimen for the OSIRIS-REx mission to ...

In daring mission, NASA is about to snatch pieces of an asteroid

In daring mission, NASA is about to snatch pieces of an asteroid

The historic attempt to sample the asteroid Bennu could provide clues to the origins of our solar system—and of life itself.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Touches Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Touches Asteroid Bennu

The spacecraft attempted to collect samples from the asteroid for eventual return to Earth

OSIRIS-REx overflows with asteroid samples after bagging bounty from Bennu

OSIRIS-REx overflows with asteroid samples after bagging bounty from Bennu

Officials said Friday they will stow the samples inside the mission’s Earth return capsule sooner than planned to minimize the loss of asteroid material. 2, is to shorten the time to get ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx ready for touchdown on asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx ready for touchdown on asteroid Bennu

NASA's first asteroid sample return mission is officially prepared for its long-awaited touchdown on asteroid Bennu's surface. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification ...