OSIRIS-REX Mission Update on the Science of Capturing an Asteroid Sample

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OSIRIS-REX Mission Update on the Science of Capturing an Asteroid Sample

Our OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is the size of a 15-passenger van, will journey #ToBennuAndBack for its first sample collection attempt on Wed., Oct. 20. Tune in for a preview as mission experts from NASA, the University of Arizona, and Lockheed Martin discuss the fascinating science & engineering aspects of asteroid sample collection, including the “Touch-And-Go,” or TAG, maneuver used by the spacecraft.


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OSIRIS-REX Mission Update on the Science of Capturing an Asteroid Sample

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