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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Nasa announced it's Osiris-Rex mission successfully stowed samples from the surface of the asteroid Bennu!
The Osiris-Rex mission also utilized a specialized Amptek 25mm2 FAST SDD®  as part of the REXIS instrument.  REXIS imaged X-ray emission from Bennu in order to provide an elemental abundance map of the asteroid's surface.

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