Scientists Confident Osiris-Rex Holds Rich Science Bounty

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—The sample material recently gathered from the asteroid Bennu’s surface by NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft shows evidence for containing the water and organic chemistry that mission scientists were hoping for. A primary objective of the $1 billion NASA mission, launched on Sept. 8, 2016, is to...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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