NASA’s OSIRIS-REx to leave Bennu asteroid in May

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will say farewell to asteroid Bennu and begin its journey back to Earth in May, the agency has announced. OSIRIS-REx stands for “Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer”. And back in 20 October 2020 the craft successfully collected samples from the surface of the Bennu asteroid. The journey back to …

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