Lab Shortfalls Concern Asteroid Sample Scientist

Artist's concept of NASA's Osiris-Rex asteroid-sample-return spacecraft arriving at the asteroid Bennu.
Credit: NASA
The principal investigator for NASA’s $1 billion Osiris-Rex asteroid sample-return mission is concerned that the agency has not invested sufficiently in laboratory infrastructure to study the samples the team hopes to gather later this year. During a Jan. 14 NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG)...

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