NASA’s OSIRIS-REX spacecraft begins its return trip to Earth

In October, a NASA spacecraft swooped in on Bennu, a near-Earth asteroid, and scooped up rock and dirt from its surface. It then packed away the material and prepared for return to Earth. This month, or perhaps a bit later in the spring, that voyage begins. It is scheduled to return its capsule full of samples to Earth in 2023. Read more about the OSIRIS-REX mission here: <a href=""></a>