NASA Leads Bold Asteroid Encounter

Credit: OSIRIS-REx: NASA/JPL
HOUSTON—OSIRIS-REx—the first U.S.-led mission to attempt a roundtrip to an asteroid for the collection of a small sample of surface materials—promises to pay dividends for planetary defense advocates as well as scientists eager for clues to the origins of life on Earth, according to those who have...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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