NASA probe OSIRIS-REx ‘boops’ asteroid Bennu in historic mission

After a four-year journey, NASA’s robotic spacecraft OSIRIS-REx briefly touched down on asteroid Bennu’s boulder-strewn surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust samples in a precision operation 200 million miles (330 million kilometers) from Earth… More about OSIRIS-REx in the link below… This (silent) animation shows the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft deploying its Touch-and-Go Sample Acquisition […]

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Ten Things to Know About Bennu

NASA’s first mission to return a sample NASA’s first mission to return a sample from an ancient asteroid arrived at its target, the asteroid Bennu, on Dec. 3, 2018. This mission, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, or OSIRIS-REx, is a seven-year long voyage set to conclude upon the delivery to Earth of at […]

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NASA’s James Webb Passes Enormous Test, On Track For October 2021 Launch

The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. After years of preparation, numerous tests, and an NORTHROP GRUMMAN Despite numerous delays, funding crises, and technical challenges, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is almost ready… More about this in the link below… https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2020/10/12/nasas-james-webb-passes-enormous-test-on-track-for-october-2021-launch/

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5 ways SpaceX is changing Crew Dragon flight for next NASA astronauts – Business Insider

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship and Falcon 9 rocket at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 24, 2020. Credit Ben Cooper/SpaceX https://www.businessinsider.com/spacex-upgraded-crew-dragon-spaceship-for-next-nasa-astronaut-mission-2020-9?amp#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp_tf=From%20%251%24s

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