Surprises from Asteroid Bennu

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The OSIRIS-REx team has already pushed the boundaries of scientific exploration -- going from ground-based radar images from Arecibo in Puerto Rico all the way to orbiting a few hundred meters from asteroid Bennu. The team is mere months away from a sample collection attempt at the asteroid surface. Before this attempt, we take a look back at some of the major achievements, surprises and challenges of sampling an asteroid with OSIRIS-REx.

Learn more: https://www.nasa.gov/osiris-rex

Music: "Growing Idea" from Universal Production Music

Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

James Tralie (ADNET):
Lead Producer
Lead Editor
Animator
Narrator

Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET):
Technical Support

Michael Lentz (USRA):
Animator

Lisa Poje (USRA):
Animator

Bailee DesRocher (USRA):
Animator

Walt Feimer (KBRwyle):
Lead Animator

Kel Elkins (USRA):
Data Visualizer

Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (USRA):
Animator

Josh Masters (Freelance):
Animator

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