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Unprecedented new video shows NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft landing on an asteroid and sucking up dust

Summary List PlacementNASA landed a spacecraft on an asteroid 200 million miles away on Tuesday. New footage shows its tricky six seconds of contact and the flurry of alien rock that the probe sent flying in order to sucked up a sample. The mission, called Osiris-Rex, aims to return a sample of the asteroid to Earth. But landing on... go to Article >

Watch the first-ever video of a Mars landing from NASA's Perseverance rover

56 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementNASA just released unprecedented video from its Perseverance rover.  The footage was recorded on Thursday as the robot plummeted to Mars, deployed a parachute, and navigated to a safe landing spot using a jetpack. Landing... read more

NASA is rushing to hold onto its first sample of asteroid dust before too much leaks into space: 'Time is of the essence'

178 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement NASA's Osiris-Rex mission successfully scooped up a sample of fine dust and grit from an asteroid called Bennu on Tuesday. It was the first time NASA had ever gathered a sample from an asteroid. But the spacecraft's... read more

Unprecedented new video shows NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft landing on an asteroid and sucking up dust

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In NASA's video, the probe creates a flurry of dust and rock — which is how it attempted to collect a samples to bring back to Earth. read more

A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter has captured the planet's colorful electrical outbursts — sprites and elves — for the first time

174 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement NASA's Juno spacecraft just captured images of colorful bursts of lightning-like electricity high in Jupiter's  atmosphere. These phenomena, which include jellyfish-shaped "sprites" and glowing disks called "elves," also... read more

Japan has completed its 3-billion-mile mission to collect dust from an asteroid. Photos show the prize falling into Australia like a fireball.

133 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementA fireball streaking across the sky disturbed the darkness of the Australian outback on Saturday night. Then the object from space poofed out a parachute, slowing its plummet toward the ground. Minutes later, it landed... read more