Month: October 2020
Growing up fast in the very early universe
Adding impetus to Artemis, water found on sunlit surface of the Moon
OSIRIS-REx captures treasure trove of samples from asteroid Bennu
OSIRIS-REx stirs up a rocky blizzard tagging an asteroid in search of samples
Live coverage: OSIRIS-REx descending toward asteroid Bennu for sampling run
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has begun its descent toward a touch and go landing on asteroid Bennu at 11:12 p.m. BST (2212 GMT) Tuesday. The craft will attempt to collect samples from the asteroid’s gravely surface for return to Earth in 2023 for scientists to search for clues about the origins and evolution of the Solar System.