NASA Spacecraft Finds That Astroid Is Just Big Ball Pit

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft had a mission in 2020: fly to Bennu, an asteroid about 200 million miles from earth, land briefly, collect a small sample, 

its mission was thwarted, not by any Space Force situation or black hole anomaly

"The spacecraft would have sunk into Bennu had it not fired its thrusters to back away immediately after it grabbed dust and rock from the asteroid’s surface,

The OSIRIS-REx tried to touch down two years ago when it sank into Bennu's surface. 

an OSIRIS-REx scientist and director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique at Côte d’Azur Observatory in Nice,

the 2020 crash that left a 65-foot-wide impact crater was pretty wild, according to Lauretta.

an entire asteroid-size Chuck E. Cheese attraction. "For spacecraft operators, it was really frightening."

like this?

more stories

Want

Click Here
Clike Here