Nasa’s Osiris-Rex probe aims for daring ‘high five’ with asteroid Bennuon October 19, 2020 at 11:23 pm

“I’m confident that we’re going to have abundant material based on the nature of the Nightingale site and the extensive testing that we did with our Touch-and-Go Sample Acquisition Mechanism (Tag-Sam),” said principal investigator Dante Lauretta from the University of Arizona, Tucson. “And in the best-case scenario where the Tag-Sam filter is filled up, we might have a kilogram of sample or more. So, I can’t tell you how excited I am.”

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