Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Close NASA Sends Rocket To Asteroid

russian rocketA rocket has blasted off from NASA with the hope of connecting with an asteroid.The space craft is called Osiris-Rex has blasted off from Florida late last week. It hopes to get samples from an asteroid, a small rocky body flying around the Sun, and bring them back for scientists to study. They’ve chosen one which is fairly near to Earth called Bennu but it is still really far away. The mission will take seven years in total and it’s not expected back until September 2023.


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