NASA’s Osiris-Rex Takes Closest Look Yet At Bennu

Artist's concept of Osiris-Rex.
Credit: NASA
NASA’s Osiris-Rex asteroid sample return spacecraft descended to its lowest altitude yet over the asteroid Bennu earlier this week to gather high-resolution imagery of its primary sample collection site. During the 5-hr. March 3 flyover of the 500-m (1,640-ft.) planetary object, Osiris-Rex departed...

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