NASA space probe touches down on asteroid Bennu in historic mission

After a four-year journey, NASA’s robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex briefly touched down on asteroid Bennu’s boulder-strewn surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust samples in a precision operation 200 million miles from Earth. “Touch-And-Go” or TAG maneuver was managed by Lockheed Martin Space in Denver, Colorado at 6:12pm an announcer said: “Touchdown declared. Sampling is […]