A NASA mission’s delicate dance to collect samples from a rugged asteroid

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NASA Mission Picks 4 Sites on Asteroid Bennu For Sample Collection

After grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, NASA, the US space agency, has finally selected four potential sites for its spacecraft to ‘tag’ its cosmic dance partner.

Since its arrival in December 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has mapped the entire asteroid in order to identify the safest and most accessible spots for the spacecraft to collect a sample.

These four sites now will be studied in further detail in order to select the final two sites ‘ a primary and backup ‘ in December, NASA said in a statement on Tuesday.

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NASA mission selects final four site candidates for asteroid sample return

After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to “tag” its cosmic dance partner. We did not find results for: a nasa missions delicate dance to. Check spelling or type a new query. Since its arrival in December 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has mapped the entire asteroid in order to identify the safest and most accessible spots for the spacecraft to collect a sample. These four sites now will be studied in further detail in order to select the final two sites’a primary and backup’in December.

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