OSIRIS-REx: NASA showed off the asteroid material for the first time

The OSIRIS-REx sample is the biggest carbon-rich asteroid sample ever delivered to Earth.

Asteroid Bennu might hit Earth on 2182

Insight into asteroid Bennu’s future orbit.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touched the asteroid Bennu

This was an incredible feat.

Near-Earth asteroid Bennu is an active space rock

Bennu is close to Earth, it's really old and well-preserved. It might even help us in our search for clues to the origins of...

NASA probe discovered water on Bennu

OSIRIS- REx was launched on 8 September 2016 and has been slowly approaching Bennu. Recently analyzed data from NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe discovered ingredients for water...

OSIRIS-REx arrives at Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has completed its journey through space of two billion kilometers and arrived at its destination, asteroid Bennu, on Monday, Dec. 3,...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx executes fourth asteroid approach maneuver

The OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is a NASA asteroid study and sample-return mission. Launched on 8 September 2016, its mission...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx sees bennu from all sides

Two years after its launch, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is closing in on a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu and sending back pictures that provide one gem of a...

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