OSIRIS-REx spacecraft captures closest ever image of asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is getting cozy with asteroid Bennu: The spacecraft just snapped another detailed image that highlights the space rock’s distinctive features and terrain. The image, which was captured on June 13 after OSIRIS-REx […] The post NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Captures Detailed Close-Up of Asteroid Bennu appeared first on Geek.com.

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft captures closest ever image of asteroid Bennu

NASA has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion-kilogram asteroid which approaches close to Earth every six years

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Newscientist

OSIRIS-REx breaks another orbit record

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Marvel at NASA photo taken during the closest ever orbit of an asteroid

Back in September 2016, NASA launched its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on a seven-year mission to collect samples from an asteroid named Bennu and make its way back home by 2023.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Techspot

Asteroid Bennu up close: NASA's Osiris-REx snaps detailed images of the oddly-shaped object

NASA's Osiris-REx spacecraft has made its closest approach yet to an asteroid 1.4 billion miles from Earth. The probe dipped down to just .4 miles (690 meters) from Bennu on June 13.

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Daily Mail

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Captures Detailed Close-Up of Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is getting cozy with asteroid Bennu: The spacecraft just snapped another detailed image that highlights the space rock’s distinctive features and terrain. The image, ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Geek.com

Daredevil NASA spacecraft snaps asteroid Bennu from crazy-close orbit - CNET

Bennu's boulders are getting all up in Osiris-Rex's face.

Tue 18 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

NASA's daredevil spacecraft snaps asteroid from crazy-close orbit - CNET, Tue 18 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

NASA’s best-yet photo of asteroid Bennu nails the dramatic lighting

NASA has taking a breathtaking new image of near-earth asteroid Bennu, captured by its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from its new, second orbit of the extraterrestrial object. The new picture, snapped ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from TechCrunch

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