Science in a Minute 03219 Osiris Rex Scientists Release Initial Findings on Asteroid Bennu

March 21, 2019 12:38 AM
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Science in a Minute 03219 Osiris Rex Scientists Release Initial Findings on Asteroid Bennu 1303076
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Scientists with NASA's Osiris-Rex mission to the asteroid, Bennu, have released a number of papers that outline findings made by the spacecraft since it began orbiting it on December 31, 2019. Among the findings, the scientists discovered particle plumes erupting from the surface of Bennu and that the surface is much rougher and denser with boulders than expected.