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Touchdown! OSIRIS-REx TAGS Bennu

21 Oct 2020, 02:28 UTC
Touchdown! OSIRIS-REx TAGS Bennu
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return spacecraft successfully executed a Touch-and-Go (TAG) maneuver today, touching the surface of asteroid Bennu just long enough — hopefully — to ingest at least 60 grams of soil. It will take a week or so to know for sure how much was obtained for return to Earth, but mission controllers […]

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