Osiris-Rex Rehearses Asteroid Landing Maneuvers

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Osiris-Rex, NASA’s first-ever asteroid sample return mission, successfully carried out a 4-hr. series of spacecraft maneuvers and deployments on April 14, preliminary data show. The rehearsal was executed to practice the critical early stages of operations planned for late August, when...

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