Osiris-Rex Orbits Bennu; New Horizons At Ultima’s Doorstep
January 01, 2019
HOUSTON—Osiris-Rex, NASA’s first-ever asteroid sample return mission, maneuvered into orbit around the 1,640-ft.-wide near Earth object Bennu on New Year’s Eve. The maneuver will provide Earth-based controllers with experience navigating close to the surface in preparation for a brief mid-2020...
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