Osiris-REx has landed

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brian livesey
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Osiris-REx has landed

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To the delight of NASA controllers, it's asteroid probe to asteroid Bennu, launched in 2018, has landed on the stony body and attempted to take a surface sample of 60g.. If the first sampling is too small, there's enough fuel to make two more attempts.
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Re: Osiris-REX has landed. Sampling video here

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https://www.asteroidmission.org/?attach ... 26458#main

Close-up of the sampling of the rubble-pile surface 8)
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