OSIRIS-REx Touches Asteroid Bennu
Side-by-side images from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft of the robotic arm as it descended towards the surface of asteroid Bennu (left) and as it tapped it to stir up dust and rock for sample collection (right). OSIRIS-REx touched down on Bennu at 6:08pm EDT on October 20, 2020.
Date Taken: Oct 20, 2020
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
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