Canada Readies for Arrival of OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Sample

This is an artist's concept of NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft preparing to take a sample from asteroid Bennu. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/Chris Meaney.

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) hosted a briefing with reporters yesterday going over the NASA-led OSIRIS-REx mission which is retuning samples on September 24. Canada will receive a sample where it will be housed in a curation facility which will be the first of its kind in the country

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About Elizabeth Howell

Is SpaceQ's Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.