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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Ready for Touchdown on Asteroid Bennu

20 May 2020, 13:00 UTC
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Ready for Touchdown on Asteroid Bennu NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona

NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission is officially prepared for its long-awaited touchdown on asteroid Bennu’s surface. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security – Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has targeted Oct. 20 for its first sample collection attempt.

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