NASA Asteroid Sample Return Mission Adjusts To Rocky Terrain

Credit: Three of four Osiris sample sites: asteroidmission.org
HOUSTON—Confronted with unexpectedly rocky terrain, NASA’s Osiris-Rex asteroid sample return mission will spend an additional four months assessing its target, the primitive 500-m-wide planetary object Bennu.It will then narrow from four to two the number of prospective landing sites deemed safest...

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