NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is hiding valuable asteroid samples for safekeeping


NASA The asteroid sampling maneuver last week was very successful that the spacecraft will start storing its new souvenirs today (October 27) to avoid losing rock by staying at a minimum.

The agency OSIRIS-REx carrycot landed on an asteroid named Bennu on October 20 and blown nitrogen gas into space rock for blow pieces into the sampling head of the arm before returning to safety. When the OSIRIS-REx scientists were able to see the images of the sampling head on October 22, they realized that the maneuver had been so successful that rubble from an asteroid blocked the flap designed to close the material. in the arm.

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