Let’s Talk Asteroids: Canadian Astronaut and a Senior Scientist Answer Your Questions

Astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and CSA senior mission scientist Tim Haltigin answer your questions about asteroids. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

Canada is participating in the NASA led OSIRIS-REx mission to asteroid Bennu. In early December the spacecraft went into orbit around the asteroid. Why are we participating in this mission?

This and other questions are answered by astronaut Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and CSA senior mission scientist Tim Haltigin in this short video.

For more information on the OSIRIS-REx mission you can visit our archive of stories and podcasts as well as visiting the CSA website on this topic.

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About Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 20 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 27 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.