Bringing Back Asteroid Dust

Bringing Back Asteroid Dust

Constant Wonder


Episode: Stargazing

  • Feb 16, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 22:11 mins

Here's an update on the OSIRIS-REx mission to collect samples from an asteroid and bring them back to Earth. What do we hope to find out? How our solar system was formed and how we might protect ourselves from an asteroid impact, among other things. The mission is well deserving of its $800 million price tag. Guest: Mike Nolan, Science Team Chief of the NASA OSIRIS-REx mission