Sunday 19th September 2021

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      NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission and the asteroid Bennu have had a date planned for two years, and about noon ET today, they’ll finally get to meet face to face.   The mission — which stands for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer — will be NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission. It launched in September 2016 and will spend two years up close and personal with Bennu. First images of the asteroid from the spacecraft’s perspective have appeared as it got closer and closer. Over the next year, OSIRIS-REx will survey the asteroid using five scientific instruments on board...