The US Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said yesterday, Monday, that it will carry out early storage of a sample of the asteroid “Bennu” that was collected last week after it detected the leakage of particles from it.
< p> Last Tuesday, the “Osiris – Rex” spacecraft carried out the first operation by NASA to collect a sample from an asteroid within a seven-year trip.
The vehicle took a large sample of the asteroid. Benno, which is a black pile of rubble about 500 meters wide and 290 million kilometers from the ground. The sample is expected to be transported to Earth in September 2023 for further study.
NASA hopes that this billion-dollar mission will reveal the secrets of the origins of our solar system.
In a hurry to store a sample of the asteroid NASA To prevent its leakage