NASA’s Osiris-Rex To Make Trojan Asteroid Search

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA’s Osiris-Rex asteroid sample return spacecraft will use its MapCam imager to scan two Earth-Sun Lagrange points for the presence of Trojan asteroids between Feb. 9 and Feb. 20, in a crucial rehearsal for its 2018 rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu. Trojans, known to exist in force...

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