Osiris-Rex To Take Second Close Look At Bennu

Artist's concept of the Osiris-Rex spacecraft departing asteroid Bennu.
Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
NASA plans to delay departure of the Osiris-Rex spacecraft from the asteroid Bennu from March 3 to May 10, with a May 24 backup, which will provide an early April opportunity for a final flyby. Osiris-Rex gathered a hefty sample of surface material from the 1,640-ft. ancient planetary body on Oct...

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