PDA

View Full Version : This is the Closest OSIRIS-REx has Gotten to Bennu. Just 680 Meters Above the Asteroi



Fraser
2019-Jun-18, 10:50 PM
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been at asteroid Bennu since Dec. 3rd, 2018. On that day, it went from travelling to the asteroid to travelling around it. Since then it’s been surveying and mapping Bennu. Now OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) has reached a new milestone. On June 12th, the spacecraft executed …
Continue reading "This is the Closest OSIRIS-REx has Gotten to Bennu. Just 680 Meters Above the Asteroid" (https://www.universetoday.com/142564/this-is-the-closest-osiris-rex-has-gotten-to-bennu-just-680-meters-above-the-asteroid/)
The post This is the Closest OSIRIS-REx has Gotten to Bennu. Just 680 Meters Above the Asteroid (https://www.universetoday.com/142564/this-is-the-closest-osiris-rex-has-gotten-to-bennu-just-680-meters-above-the-asteroid/) appeared first on Universe Today (https://www.universetoday.com).


More... (https://www.universetoday.com/142564/this-is-the-closest-osiris-rex-has-gotten-to-bennu-just-680-meters-above-the-asteroid/)