NASA’s Osiris-Rex Moves Closer To Asteroid Bennu

Credit: NASA
NASA’s Osiris-Rex asteroid sample return mission is currently orbiting the 500-m (1,640-ft.) wide Bennu at just 680 m altitude, breaking a record the spacecraft previously set when it maneuvered into its initial orbit of 1.3 km altitude on Dec. 31. The latest low-altitude orbital phase, Orbital B...

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